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What Causes Egg Shell Nails
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
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?
Very tiny, white, egg shell-looking things in stools. This isn't any kind of worm or worm eggs is it? Im afraid of that kind of stuff.
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.Get a more detailed answer ›
I packed a hand wound with paper and now it's gone. Hand is swollen (size of an egg) lots of pain, red, and tender. Should i go to urgent care or er?
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer