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What Can I Do To Prevent My Fingernails From Twisting As They Grow
Vitamins may help: It is difficult to know what you mean by twist as they grow. There could be a problem at matrix where the nail is formed or even at the underling bone. Neither of those problems are treatable at home. If however the nails are soft nutritional supplements containing biotin may be helpful. There is also a prescription for strengthening nails call genedur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: They can be environmental- prolonged use of nail polishes, repeated washings/water exposure (think dishpan nails vs hands) and due to medical reasons such as forms of anemia, injury, circulatory changes and other medical reasons. Talk to your doctor about this for a proper diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
My toddler son's fingernails are separating from his fingers on three fingers. He has eczama. What has caused this and how can we treat it/prevent it?
Exzema=food allergy: Although it appears as though eczema is a skin condition, a common cause is some type of food allergy. Common offenders include dairy, gmo soy, wheat/barley/rye (cereals) and gmo corn. Gmo stands for genetically modified organism. I would try to eliminate these foods for 3 weeks and see if you get any positive outcomes. For me gluten is a real problem found in wheat, barley, malt, rye & oats. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son's toe and finger nail are breaking in half in the middle. What can I do to prevent further breakdown?
Rubbing finger nails regularly to prevent hair loss does doctor belives on it ? Whether is it myth or not?
Unproven yogic Rx: This sounds unlikely but it's not impossible this might help some. Apparently the source is yogic practice, for which I have a great deal of respect, so i would not call it a "myth, " but there is not any research proving (or disproving) this technique. It is harmless to try and might conceivably help some! see http://yogaandasana.Blogspot.Com/2012/03/how-rubbing-nails-works-on-lost-hair-hi.Html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fingernail problem: There are many reasons for the deformation of the fingernails. Among these are some very important systemic diseases. Many facets of fingernail growth are assessed by dermatologist when she or he he looks at them. See a dermatologist now. No excuses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Photoprotection #1: 90–95% of skin aging is due to sun exposure—specifically damage done by uv damage to the collagen fibers in the dermis. Wearing a daily sunscreen moisturizer can help. Also using retinoids such as retinol and Retin-A can help to stimulate collagen growth. Eating a healthy diet with a variety of proteins (lean meat and fish ) help build collagen in the skin and hair. ...Read more
My 18 month old son got upset and when he was crying passed out for a few seconds. When will he grow out of if? Is it normal? What can I do to prevent
Breath holding: This a very common phenomenon at children your child's age. It is brought on by the child' frustration in not getting his way. Rest assured, he will start breathing again because of breathing center in his brain. Walk away, although it may be hard. If he doesn' t have an audience he will stop performing. ...Read more
I get charlie horses under my ribs that are almost paralyzing any time i twist or am physical for a few years now. what do i do to prevent?
Find cause first: You do not give your age but from your description two likely causes would be electrolyte imbalances causing muscles having the most use at the time to spasm or you have a problem with your back around thoracic vertebra 12 causing a nerve to be pinched. When being physical drink the likes of Gator Aid with electrolytes and glucose if not diabetic. Get back x-rayed. See MD specializing in athletes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 25 year old male, have hair loss and thin hair. What can I do to prevent hair loss ? Can dead hair roots grow back ?
Topical and pills: Male pattern hair loss is irreversible once the hair root has "died". There are things to help prevent: Topical Rogaine (minoxidil) Hair transplants Finasteride pills - used for enlarged prostate and NOT without side effects/risks. These are: enlarged breast tissue slight incr risk of high grade prostate cancer can affect liver can alter PSA test results Consult with MD first! ...Read more
Would my fingernail grow once again normally as before after it 's been smashed.Now it is about to peel off...What should I do after it's gone?
It should: If you lose your current nail, the new nail that grows in should grow normally. This assumes that the trauma did not damage the nail matrix which lived under the cuticle. The matrix cells are the ones involved in regrowth and if damaged can lead to permanent nail dystrophy. ...Read more
None that I: Am aware of. Monitoring & surveillance. Talk to your physician. ...Read more
Really depends on : where the damage is. if you damaged the matrix then the nail will likely never grow in normally, if you injured just the nail plate then over time it will. If there is a growth on the nail bed that is causing the nail to grow abnormally you need to have derm remove the growth for nail to grow normally, hope that helps ...Read more
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I get thin, short, black vertical lines beneath my fingernails that grow out. Months will pass and no lines and then they appear again. What are they?
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