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Doctor insights on: What Is Wrong With My Finger Nail It Has A Tan Or Coffee Color Line Growing Out

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What is wrong with my finger nail? It has a tan or coffee color line growing out.

What is wrong with my finger nail? It has a tan or coffee color line growing out.

See dermatolgist: This can be a mole growing under nail or rarely the first sign of melanoma. This requires biopsy for definitive evaluation. Do not ignore ...Read more

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1). My toe finger nail has partially dead and it is not growing good..., What does this symptom means...?

1). My toe finger nail has partially dead and it is not growing good..., What does this symptom means...?

Probably a fungus: Fungus spores are in the air and can get into the nail due to trauma. The nail grows thicker, discolored and may have an odor. There are over the counter remedies, If these don't work, see a podiatrist for Rx medication. ...Read more

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How does a finger nail develop a fungus?

How does a finger nail develop a fungus?

Onychomycosis.: Onychomycosis, or toenail fungus. Is a growth of plantlike matter within the substance of the toenail. As a toenail grows out the fungus attaches to its distal edge and move proximally or toward the body. Onychomycosis is usually caught in males much easier than in females, and many of those males have been in the armed forces previously with contact with the fungus in showers and and barracks. ...Read more

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What can I do for a painfull finger nail?

What can I do for a painfull finger nail?

See dermatologist: Who can figure out why it is hurting. Is it infected? Ingrown? They would likely prescribe an antibiotic if infected and if ingrown might have to remove a piece of it (which will grown back). ...Read more

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What makes an ingrown finger nail better?

What makes an ingrown finger nail better?

It may hurt, but...: There is a small piece of nail still embedded in the corner. You need to get that out. Soak to soften the area and try to get it free. If you can't get it out on your own, a doctor can. Sometimes this can be done without numbing the finger, but often, anesthesia is necessary. If it is a chronic condition, there is a very successful surgery that can be done to permanently correct the problem. ...Read more

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how should i manage a ingrown finger nail

how should i manage a ingrown finger nail

Warmth: Warmth for 20 minutes 2-3 times a day can increase blood supply and allow the area to heal more quickly. However, if swelling into the finger occurs, seek assistance, as it may be infected. If warm water soaking, use Epsom salts to prevent the skin from having osmotic damage to the healthy tissue. A heating pad wrapped around the hand will work, just as well. Prevent with longer nails. ...Read more

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My finger nail is coming away from the nail plate?

My finger nail is coming away from the nail plate?

Carefully : Trim the remaining attached piece apply an antibiotic and bandaid. If you are afraid to do this, see a dermatologist. ...Read more