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I'm 16 and got nail scars on my face when I was 3. Micro-needling and some radiowave light treatment at a plastic surgeon didn't work. What can I do?

I'm 16 and got nail scars on my face when I was 3. Micro-needling and some radiowave light treatment at a plastic surgeon didn't work. What can I do?

Many Many Choices: Depends on what the scars look like and how long and wide they are. Innies? Outties? Both? White? Red? Both? And where they are. Really, the Plastic Surgeon should guide you and if you're not satisfied with the answers, get a second opinion. There are various kinds and strengths of lasers, chemicals and fillers that can be tried (I'd advise small "test patches" before going for the full banana). ...Read more

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Subungual melanoma: nail bed discoloration or nail plate? My nail plate has a horizontal band 1/2cm across but skin underneath is normal. Confused

Subungual melanoma: nail bed discoloration or nail plate? My nail plate has a horizontal band 1/2cm across but skin underneath is normal. Confused

See a doctor: Your nail needs to be examined by your doctor, preferably by a dermatologist. After examination you will be guided further. A close watch for change in the size of discoloration or the skin around will guide the doctor further. Keep good photographs to detect changes over time(weekly). Good luck ...Read more

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My nails floor (nail plate) isn't straight and smooth .. It is rough .. I don't know why :( This case from two months ago until now?

My nails floor (nail plate) isn't straight and smooth .. It is rough .. I don't know why :(
This case from two months ago until now?

Dermatologist: There are numerous abnormalities of the nails. Many are indicative of systemic (unconnected to the nails) abnormal conditions. Any diagnosis online would be nothing but guesswork. I think this is why you got no response for 2 months. Please see a certified dermatologist. You have excellent healthcare in Saudi Arabia. Salamaat and good luck. ...Read more

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My finger nail is coming away from the nail plate?

My finger nail is coming away from the nail plate?

Carefully : Trim the remaining attached piece apply an antibiotic and bandaid. If you are afraid to do this, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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The skin near my thumb nail is always cut and doesn't heal, is there any treatment for that?

The skin near my thumb nail is always cut and doesn't heal, is there any treatment for that?

Dry skin cracks: If your skin is dry, thickened, flaky, calloused and/or cracked then gently cleanse your skin before bed. Apply vaseline in a thick layer to your hands. Cover your hands with clean socks to avoid spreading vaseline. Your skin should be better after a week of this intense moisture treatment. If not, you might have a skin infection. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for nail psoriasis?

Is there any treatment for nail psoriasis?

Yes: The best treatment is to discontinue tobacco use as that makes psoriasis worse. Biologics such as enbrel, humira, strattera (atomoxetine) can be very effective. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for warts around nails?

What is the treatment for warts around nails?

Various: Warts are viruses and, although dermatologists use various treatments on them, such as liquid nitrogen, salicylic acid, canthacur, etc., there is no guarantee that the virus will respond to any destructive method. There is a prescription anti-viral cream that is usually effective called imiquimod, but it is expensive. ...Read more

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