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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Eggshell Nails

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Would the need to always chew on something (my nails are horrible now), always zone out, never able to sit for more than a minute be symptoms of add?

They could be.: But whatever the problem is, it's clearly distressing to you. Why not first talk it over with you family doctor and then a psychiatrist? We are here to help. ...Read more

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Can you get pain with nail fold infection? What are the other symptoms?

Can you get pain with nail fold infection? What are the other symptoms?

Sure: Pain, swelling, throbbing are common complaints. This is usually treated easily with an oral antibiotic and sometimes a partial nail avulsion is necessary. Or sometimes, a partial nai avulsion without the antibiotic...Depending on the condition and who is treating. ...Read more

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My nails always turn to purple when i took bath and under cold temperature. Is it a symptom for certain disease?

My nails always turn to purple when i took bath and under cold temperature. Is it a symptom for certain disease?

Maybe: It could be an indication of raynauds disease or syndrome. The cold water is causing constriction of the small blood vessels and therefore decreasing blood flow. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of nail laceration bad?

Are the symptoms of nail laceration bad?

Depends: Depends on the severity. The symptoms can be very bad if not treated. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for ingrown finger nails?

What are the symptoms for ingrown finger nails?

Pain, swelling, : Pus, infection--nothing good. Learn how to trim your nails properly and don't bite them. Good luck. ...Read more

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People with nail bruise typically have what symptoms?

People with nail bruise typically have what symptoms?

Pain: Bruising of the nail is likely to cause bleeding under the nail and marked pain. ...Read more

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I was wondering is biting your nails a symptom of anxiety disorder?

I was wondering is biting your nails a symptom of anxiety disorder?

It could be a: Symptom when combined with other symptoms may meet diagnostic criteria. Take care. ...Read more

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My finger nails are pretty shiny. Are they meant to be shiny? Or is this a symptom for something. Am i being too sensitive?

My finger nails are pretty shiny. Are they meant to be shiny? Or is this a symptom for something. Am i being too sensitive?

Shiny nails: Healthy nails are meant to be shiny. You are correct about being too sensitive. Try to relax more and have more fun. ...Read more

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I've had pitted finger nails for several years without any other symptoms I can think of. Are they always associated with a health problem?

I've had pitted finger nails for several years without any other symptoms I can think of. Are they always associated with a health problem?

No.: But psoriasis is a frequent cause of pitting nails. Do you do a lot of construction or manual work with your hands? Have you had vitamin D level checked? Do you take in plenty of calcium or at least RDA? Omega-3's in fish oil can help strengthen your nails also. Have your doctor check them out and do a couple blood tests if he/she thinks it's necessary. ...Read more

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I got acrylic nails. 1 of my pinky nails was hurting/throbbing/itching so on the 3rd day I took acrylc off, its been 2 wks, still same symptoms. help.

I got acrylic nails. 1 of my pinky nails was hurting/throbbing/itching so on the 3rd day I took acrylc off, its been 2 wks, still same symptoms. help.

Infected : I'm worried that you may have a secondary bacterial infection in your mail bed! You should seek medical attention soon, if this is not possible then warm soaks may help! If you finger starts to swell and turn red and hot, it's an emergency to get treatment ...Read more

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Whenever I press the flesh at my big toe, there will be pain as it feels like the nails poking on my toe. Is it a symptom for in grown toenail?

Possibly: Is the pain along side of the toenail? Is it red, swollen, warm? If that is the case then there is an infection associated with an ingrown nail. Otherwise it may be just an ingrown toenail from a curved or wide nail plate. I recommend you see a local podiatrist who sees this on a daily basis. ...Read more

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Started hair skin nails gummies and feel extremely tired and notice itching dry skin. Is this part of the symptoms should I continue with these vitmns?

Started hair skin nails gummies and feel extremely tired and notice itching dry skin. Is this part of the symptoms should I continue with these vitmns?

See your OB: Stop the "gummies". The only vitamin you should take is folic acid. If you feel you must take a multivitamin take a prenatal or pregnancy vitamin. Your OB will check your thyroid and evaluate your health. Use an emollient for dry skin. ...Read more

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I had blood in my urine but it cleared up and went away after a few days i also noticed part of the top half of my nails became pale is any of this a cause for concern I have no pain just anxiety symptoms I have no insurance please help?

I had blood in my urine but it cleared up and went away after a few days i also noticed part of the top half of my nails became pale is any of this a cause for concern I have no pain just anxiety symptoms I have no insurance please help?

Need urinalysis: You may have a cancer, stones, or kidney disease. Despite lack of insurance, would invest a $100 or so at urgent care to get a urinalysis and bmp (basic metabolic profile) which shows if blood is still there under microscope and will show if you have a kidney disease. ...Read more

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1). My toe finger nail has partially dead and it is not growing good..., What does this symptom means...?

1). My toe finger nail has partially dead and it is not growing good..., What does this symptom means...?

Probably a fungus: Fungus spores are in the air and can get into the nail due to trauma. The nail grows thicker, discolored and may have an odor. There are over the counter remedies, If these don't work, see a podiatrist for Rx medication. ...Read more

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I hit my head a few months back on a nail sticking out in my attic. I'm 24 got my tetanus shot at 12 should I be worried? I don't remember bleeding . Wouldn't I have symptoms I'm scared already of tetanus if I was going to get it

I hit my head a few months back on a nail sticking out in my attic. I'm 24 got my tetanus shot at 12 should I be worried? I don't remember bleeding . Wouldn't  I have symptoms I'm scared already of tetanus if I was going to get it

Don't worry: No need to worry that the injury caused tetanus at this point, You are, however, overdue for a booster so please see your doctor for one now. Be sure o catch up on all your vaccines. Tetanus is not likely to result from clean nail in an attic. ...Read more