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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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Can tape worm egg effect the hand.

Can tape worm egg effect the hand.

Yes: In trasmission of disease , hand washing is important, will not hatch on the hand and give reaction. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get salmonella through a cut in your hand? I was handling unwashed chicken eggs.

How likely is it to get salmonella through a cut in your hand? I was handling unwashed chicken eggs.

Chicken vs egg risks: In case you are interested: http://www.Cdc.Gov/features/salmonellapoultry/?S_cid=fb1544.

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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

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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 could cause someone's burps to smell like rotten eggs?

What could cause someone's burps to smell like rotten eggs?

Bad food..: Eating rotten food or rotten eggs would do it. But, it is not always something concerning. Everyone burps, its natural, and they dont always smell the best. ...Read more

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Does copd cause Nail clubbing?

Does copd cause Nail clubbing?

From low O2: Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, or clubbing of the nails, occurs because of long-term deprivation of oxygen in the small arteries of the (small) bones. Certainly that can happen from COPD, especially if u have the chronic bronchitis type of COPD. Oftentimes its associated w/ smoking, so if u smoke, QUIT! The changes won't get worse if u do. (They won't get better, unfortunately: bone changes r perm ...Read more

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Do beef/eggs actually cause cad?

Do beef/eggs actually cause cad?

Heredity and diet: CAD is related to heredity, diet, physical activity, blood pressure, diabetes etc. In a genetically susceptible person consumption of beef and eggs may promote the development of cad. ...Read more

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What causes nail pitting in adults?

What causes nail pitting in adults?

Psoriasis: This is feature of psoriasis and occasionally alopecia areata., allergic hair loss. It is rarely seen in other conditions. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of thumb nail pain?

What are the possible causes of thumb nail pain?

Trauma most common: Injury would be the most common cause. It can be caused by infections around the nail (paronychia) or rarely by tumors under the nail. It is difficult to be any more precise than this without examining your thumb. ...Read more

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My nail beds look orange?! What could cause that?

My nail beds look orange?! What could cause that?

Nail color: Changes in nail color and texture can be due to medications and supplements as well as certain disorders. Orange is usually an abundance of beta-carotene. If you eat a lot of carrots or squash and have fair skin, this can become noticeable. Check with your Dr. especially if you see pitting or yellowing of your nails or skin. Good Luck ...Read more

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