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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

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Why are my finger nail pulling away from the skin underneath?

Why are my finger nail pulling away from the skin underneath?

This is called: onycholysis and is most frequently seen secondary to a nail fungal infection, but there are other causes, See dermatologist for answers ...Read more

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I have beau lines bad on every finger nail. What causes this?

Lots of things: Sometimes they just happen. I trust that somebody who doesn't like you isn't giving you arsenic -- these lines can look similar. That's the only thing that's really worth knowng, and you'd feel sick. I trust your history, physical, and labwork confirm health -- if they do, I wouldn't worry. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to get from a shop for a infected finger nail?

What is the best thing to get from a shop for a infected finger nail?

INFECTED FINGERNAIL: IF YOU HAVE AN INFECTED FINGERNAIL, YOU SHOULD SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST SOONEST!
NO "SHOP" PRODUCTS WILL DO THE JOB.
UNTIL YOU CAN SEE A REAL DOCTOR, SOAK THE FINGER IN FAIRLY HOT WATER FOR ABOUT 15-20 MINUTES EVERY 3 or 4 HOURS.
BEST LUCK ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have pus coming from under your finger nail?

What does it mean when you have pus coming from under your finger nail?

Pus under fingernail: Usually pus under or around the fingernail means there is a bacterial infection of the skin or maybe an abscess has already formed. This abscess needs to be drained as soon as possible and antibiotics are needed to fight the infection. The pus needs to be cultured to determine exactly which bacteria is causing the infection, but antibiotic treatment needs to be started before the culture result. ...Read more

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Itch at the tip of the right index finger nail (inner). It comes and go. Why?

Itch at the tip of the right index finger nail (inner). It comes and go. Why?

Itch: This sounds very normal to me. Itches come and go and these are normal. Is there a rash? Bite? ...Read more

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My daughter who is 6,half of her finger nail has turned light brown the other half normal colour vertically?

My daughter who is 6,half of her finger nail has turned light brown the other half normal colour vertically?

Nail pigmentation: This is one of those rare cases where you can be told to go directly to the dermatologist. Most pigmented streaks for pigmented segmental parcel of meals are minor and are like small holes that originate at the proximal or close in and of a fingernail. But, these always need to be looked at by a dermatologist and then encourage you to do this right now. ...Read more

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Smashed finger nail in iron door.Black nail right away.finger sensitive painful and others fingers feel weird but they weren't smashed.

Smashed finger nail in iron door.Black nail right away.finger sensitive painful and others fingers feel weird but they weren't smashed.

Finger pain: You probably have a subungual hematoma where there is blood under the nail which appears black. If you don't have a fine hole drilled through the nail quickly it will lift the nail off of the nail plate and you will lose the entire nail. If you feel uncomfortable doing it, go to the ER.The other fingers were probably just bruised. Good luck! ...Read more

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My finger nail has a darker pink color sorrounding the white part at the beginning and a bump in the middle that evens out at the end what can it be?

My finger nail has a darker pink color sorrounding the white part at the beginning and a bump in the middle that evens out at the end what can it be?

Nail damage : this suggest you have nail damage. It does not say what it's from. It could be due to the systemic illness, mechanical or even trauma or damage in this sort. Ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist who can help clarify the cause of this. ...Read more

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The skin under the fingernail at the base of the nail is pulling away from the finger ?

The skin under the fingernail at the base of the nail is pulling away from the finger
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Onycholysis: Most common causes are trauma (tapping long fingernails on keyboard), frequent exposure to water, & harsh chemicals (nail polish remover). Certain diseases can cause it as well: psoriasis, overactive thyroid, fungal infxns. Drugs like tetracycline or fluoroquinolones (cipro, et al) can cause it. See following site for treatment suggestions: http://www.Drugs.Com/health-guide/onycholysis.Html. ...Read more

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I have a reddish whiteish bump beside my finger nail on my skin. It hurts when i touch it. What is it?!

I have a reddish whiteish bump beside my finger nail on my skin. It hurts when i touch it. What is it?!

Paronychia: Yes. This is a common problem. You have an infection and need to be on antibiotics. Please get in to see your physician today. ...Read more

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My fingernails are orange, What would that be from, could it be the finger nail polish remover?

My  fingernails  are orange, What  would  that be from, could  it  be  the finger nail polish remover?

Orange: Yes, it can certainly be from that. Try to avoid colored nail polish till they grow out ...Read more

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My thumb is burning/hurting right underneath the finger nail where the skin meets the fingernail?

My thumb is burning/hurting right underneath the finger nail where the skin meets the fingernail?

Onychomycosis: Need more information. Is the area red? dry skin? Is the nail changing colors (i.e. green, yellow, etc)? Is it all nails or just one nail? ...Read more

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What is most effective in treating finger nail fungal infection if loceryl is not very effective by itself?

Debridement.: Loceryl is a topical treatment for nail fungus.
Topical treatments are often ineffective for nail fungus. Oral antifungals are more effective but usually require blood tests and carry increased risks. Formula 3 is a fairly effective topical medication available in some doctors offices. Debridement (thinning, cutting) of the nail combined with topical meds usually gives better results.
See a dr. ...Read more