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A wart on my right thumb.I just pluck it with finger nails when it grows.How to remove permanently? What are side effects of letting it be & not remov

A wart on my right thumb.I just pluck it with finger nails when it grows.How to remove permanently? What are side effects of letting it be & not remov

Over the counter: You may try any over the counter wart remedy. Letting it be may cause pain because of the warm getting compressed with normal use of the hand. ...Read more

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I have notice that my finger nails are dark red and I have not been feeling well at all .My back side is in pain a lot and my adomail area ?

I have notice that my finger nails are dark red and I have not been feeling well at all .My back side is in pain a lot and my adomail area ?

See your doctor soon: Whenever you suspect that you're not feeling well, and are having abdominal discomfort or pain, or any other symptoms that makes you feel you need to have an expert opinion, it's best to not wait to see your doctor. Then you can receive the best possible care in making you feel better quickly, and also know that you're in good hands. Don't delay! ...Read more

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When my finger nails grow they grow bent from the sides and some flick up why is this?

When my finger nails grow they grow bent from the sides and some flick up why is this?

Spoon Nails: Spoon nails (koilonychia) are soft nails that look scooped out. The depression usually is large enough to hold a drop of liquid. Often, spoon nails are a sign of iron deficiency anemia or a liver condition known as hemochromatosis, in which your body absorbs too much iron from the food you eat. Spoon nails can also be associated with heart disease and hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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I have a 2 year old and her finger nails are starting to come off from the back side, also toe nails? She has no health issues.

I have a 2 year old and her finger nails are starting to come off from the back side, also toe nails? She has no health issues.

Malnutrition/disease: If the nails look normal try more foods that have biotin such as swiss chard, carrots, almonds, walnuts, eggs, etc. To improve the nail strength. If the nails look funny see pediatrician or dermatologist for analysis. ...Read more

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Can one develop clubbed finger nails?

Can one develop clubbed finger nails?

Yes: It can be a sign of pulmonary disease. It's called "pulmonary osteodystrophy." see your doctor f you think you have this. ...Read more

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What are these black line on top of my finger nails?

What are these black line on top of my finger nails?

Fingernail Dark Line: Melanonychia is brown or black pigmentation of the nail unit. Melanonychia commonly presents as pigmented band arranged lengthwise along the nail unit, and this presentation is known as longitudinal melanonychia (lm) or melanonychia striata. The most concerning cause of melanonychia is subungual melanoma, although a variety of other causes exist. See your dermatologist asap. ...Read more

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Why do my finger nails keep falling off? What do I do?

Why do my finger nails keep falling off? What do I do?

Many possibilites: Trauma and fungal nail infections are common reasons that nails may fall off. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there is lines on the finger nails?

What does it mean when there is lines on the finger nails?

Nail Lines: There are a number of common disorders that result in nail lines: http://answers.Yahoo.Com/question/index?Qid=20060813065741aa37rwz. Anemia, malnutrition, and psoriasis are the most common. A fungal infection, which also may discolor the nail, is also a cause. Are all the nails involved? Are there any color changes? Do you have any other symptoms, such as fatigue, a skin rash, weight loss? ...Read more