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Doctor insights on: What Causes Egg Shell Nails

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I have a little bit of egg shell stuck under my finger nail . Bled a little initially but it's not hurting or an anything. Should i be concerned?

I have a little bit of egg shell stuck under my finger nail . Bled a little initially but it's not hurting or an anything. Should i be concerned?

Remove egg shell: The skin does not like foreign bodies sticking in it. Use soap and water and you should be fine. If the area becomes hot red tender swollen go to doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Can we Consume Egg Shell For Calcium.

Can we Consume Egg Shell For Calcium.

Technically . . . : But it's benefits over any other dietary sources or supplements appear uncertain. ...Read more

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I was eating an egg and i think i swolled a pece of egg shell i feel fine but i don't know if i chewed it what to do anxious?

I was eating an egg and i think i swolled a pece of egg shell i feel fine but i don't know if i chewed it what to do anxious?

Not to worry: Your stomach acid will take care of softening and dissolving any egg shell fragments you might have inadvertently eaten. Take care. ...Read more

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If I keep my child's nails short can I prevent spread of pinworm eggs?

If I keep my child's nails short can I prevent spread of pinworm eggs?

No: Frequent handwashing in association with appropriate medication therapy will prevent the spread of pinworms. ...Read more

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What causes horizontal nail ridges (beau's nails)?

What causes horizontal nail ridges (beau's nails)?

Beau's lines: Some are infection in nail bed, injury, skin disease, low calcium, chemotherapy drugs. ...Read more

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What causes pitted or ridged nails? Is there something wrong or is it normal?

What causes pitted or ridged nails? Is there something wrong or is it normal?

PossibleBeau's Lines: The indentations can appear when growth at the area under the cuticle is interrupted by injury or severe illness. Conditions associated with beau's lines include uncontrolled diabetes and peripheral vascular disease, as well as illnesses associated with a high fever, such as scarlet fever, measles, mumps and pneumonia. Beau's lines can also also be a sign of zinc deficiency. ...Read more