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Taxol Side Effects Finger Nails
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
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
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
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
I have tingling feeling going threw my body i losr feeling. My finger nails are red and have migrains 3 times a day having pain on my lower back side?
Are there any side effects or things I should be aware of such as permanent loss of dexterity after hand surgery for trigger finger (pinky finger)?
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
Many possibilites: Trauma and fungal nail infections are common reasons that nails may fall off. ...Read more
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
Hot sauce: Apply a hot sauce, such as tabasco or cayenne pepper seasoning, to your nails with a q-tip. Unless you're a mexican food junky, that should be an effective deterrent. At the same time, ask your doctor to recommend a counselor or other mental health professional who can help you determine why you bite your nails, and what you can do about that underlying cause. ...Read more
Nail health: For nail health: 1. Don’t bite nails to avoid infections. 2. Keep nails clean & dry. 3. Clip nails straight across (rounded in center) to prevent them from becoming ingrown. Don’t push back cuticles. Use emery board for irregular nails 4. Insure that your shoes fit properly & that they don’t squeeze your toes. 5. Alternate the shoes you wear. 6. Apply moisturizing cream to nails. ...Read more
Leuconychia: White spots under the nails or leuconychia, is not a serious condition and not due to lack of vitamins and minerals.It may be caused by trauma to the matrix of the nail and more common in finger nails than in toe nails, rarely they may be caused allergic reaction to nail polish or nail hardners.There is no treatment for it. ...Read more
Vasoconstriction: Vasoconstriction of the vessels can cause nails to turn blue. Known as raynaud's phenomenon, the constriction causes a loss of bloodflow in the area and improper oxygenation. The bluish color is described sometimes cyanotic. Another cause of blue nails can be from trauma due to a subungual hematoma (blood blister under the nail). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May not be: Able too. If they are growing and split you can help them grow together with kevlar. ...Read more
NO!: Never heard of such connection...Get a more detailed answer ›
Sure : Especially the glue that attaches the nail to you. ...Read more
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