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Treatment Of Spooned Nails
My son, 10 years old, his finger nails are thin; nail surfaces are bumpy, with white blotches growing from the roots, covering some of the nails. Help?
Vitamins : Some vitamins deficiencies can cause nail changes. Taking a multivitamin that contains biotin and zinc may help srengthen nails and improve these issues. Pitting of nails can also be seen in patients with skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, or alopecia areata. See a dermatologist for this issue. ...Read more
Is it possible to develop disfigured nail growth from repeatedly biting and picking whole nails off with bleeding. My nails only grow on tip of finger?
Yes: You have likely damaged the nail beds, which is where the nail growth comes from. Damage to these can result in disfigured nails. This is usually permanent, but see your doctor to be sure. Good luck! ...Read more
What is the cause of vertical ridges of finger nails leading to vertical split of nail? Any treatment?
Not sure: But she could be biting them - ask yuor pediatrician. ...Read more
My nails are loose from the nail bed with 4 of them having green under the nail and itchy tips. Fungus treatment not helped nor taking Biotin daily.
What is the treatment for pseudomonas on big toe nail? Literally the whole thing (other than cuticle) is green/ black and is lose
My toenail had a spit in the center of the nail bed. upon removing nail polish it is a green stain on the nail. Please help! Thank you!
I'm 29 year old woman what is the best treatment for toe nail fungus/fungal. Both big toe nail very discoloured & thin?
Topical or oral: Since it is only two nails, I would try a topical anti fungal medication daily. Your other option is to take an oral anti fungal medication once a day for three months. ...Read more
6 year old boy has thin splitting finger nails and toe nails, and teeth are decaying. Is there a vitamin deficiency?
Syndrome: There a number of syndromes with these signs. See a dermatologist and your dentist. Have them consult with each other. ...Read more
Hi. Trying to get piece of acrylic nail off nail bed. Nothing works. Filed nails & now that piece of fake nail seems attached to nail bed . Tips?
No, it does not: There are certain health conditions that are associated with unusual odors of breath. Those need to be examined by your doctor. If you are talking about your baby, please take him/her to the pediatrician to be examined. Things like chronic sinus infections, dental problems, certain metabolic problems, like diabetes and many others can give an unusual smell to the breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
42 y.O. Just stopped biting nails. Acrylic overlay on them, no tips. They grow upward, have a short nailbed. Dad's nails very similar. Need a cure!
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get what you want. ...Read more
What is the treatment of fungi infection with white color on line of cheek and dried toung the pt is 70 year?
In person treatment: Is required by a qualified dentist or other health care professional. A medical and dental history and one-on-one examination is required for a definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment. People who use the internet for diagnosis and medical\dental treatment will only get themselves in more trouble. Sorry. ...Read more
Son has one big toe nail that has fallen off & the other big toe nail is lifting. No trauma, fungus ruled out , nail flat/spoon, ideas of cause?
I will provide an : Idea, it is a little difficult without seeing the actual foot. I do believe that fungus and trauma are the most common causes. Trauma does not have to mean a heavy object fell on the toe. Repetitive micro trauma like a toe hitting the end of a shoe when running etc could be a cause, and nails can be negative for fungus due to false negatives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer