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Treatment Of Horizontal Splitting Of Nail Plate
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Biotin: If you are trying to strengthen the nail and have it grow out longer try biotin. ...Read more
Something between the nail bed and nail plate. They look like small blisters, no pain, no redness. What can I do?
My fingernail is a yellowish color and when it grows wont attach to the nail plate. What is it and how do I treat it i slammed my finger in a car door a while back and ever since it fell off the nail grows back a yellowish color and for the most part is n
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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