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Why 2 years old boy finger nails always crack?

Why 2 years old boy finger nails always crack?

Rash?: This can be associated with eczema or psoriasis, or rarer skin conditions. Are there any signs of skin problems any where else on the body? If there are no othe skin problems this can be associated with certain deficiencies such as zinc. See pediatrician for exam and approriate blood tests. Topical treament which can help if there is no underlying issue is dermanial. ...Read more

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I have a 2 year old and her finger nails are starting to come off from the back side, also toe nails? She has no health issues.

I have a 2 year old and her finger nails are starting to come off from the back side, also toe nails? She has no health issues.

Malnutrition/disease: If the nails look normal try more foods that have biotin such as swiss chard, carrots, almonds, walnuts, eggs, etc. To improve the nail strength. If the nails look funny see pediatrician or dermatologist for analysis. ...Read more

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What can I do about finger nails that crack and peel?

What can I do about finger nails that crack and peel?

Nail problem: Your cracking and oeeling nails may be due the fact that your hands are immersed in water for long periodsof time.. See a dermatologist for help and wear gloves if your hands are in waterfor long periods. ...Read more

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How can you get a cracked finger nails to grow back?

How can you get a cracked finger nails to grow back?

May not be: Able too. If they are growing and split you can help them grow together with kevlar. ...Read more

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I am a bartender and my finge tips have completly turned it to cracked very dry skin and deformed my finger nails ...Is this bar rott ? What can I do

I am a bartender and my finge tips have completly turned it to cracked very dry skin and deformed my finger nails ...Is this bar rott ? What can I do

Irritation: I doubt this is infectious or anything actually rotting, although i enjoy the term. It may be an allergy to something you are coming into contact with or more likely just irritation and friction from the work you do. Common in many occupations where hands are used in repetitive movements from friction causing thick, cracked skin. Try aquaphor or cetaphil hand cream with cotton gloves 2x daily. ...Read more

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My finger nails are strong but my big toe nails always break not the tip of the nail break from the bottom or crack in the middle.

My finger nails are strong but my big toe nails always break not the tip of the nail break from the bottom or crack in the middle.

Damage to nail root: Previous injury to the nail root will cause portions of the nail plate to be thinner and weaker is one reason, and damage to the nail root and plate from fungal infection are two likely ways this happened to you. There are several treatments that may help. ...Read more

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My son, 10 years old, his finger nails are thin; nail surfaces are bumpy, with white blotches growing from the roots, covering some of the nails. Help?

My son, 10 years old, his finger nails are thin; nail surfaces are bumpy, with white blotches growing from the roots, covering some of the nails. Help?

Vitamins : Some vitamins deficiencies can cause nail changes. Taking a multivitamin that contains biotin and zinc may help srengthen nails and improve these issues. Pitting of nails can also be seen in patients with skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, or alopecia areata. See a dermatologist for this issue. ...Read more

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My 41 year old daughter has been on methadone for 7 years and she has lost all her finger nails difficult time urinating she looks very pale almost gray and is not ini good physical health who can help me.

My 41 year old daughter has been on methadone for 7 years and she has lost all her finger nails difficult time urinating she looks very pale almost gray and is not ini good physical health who can help me.

Its not methadone: She may have any of a number of health problems. The most common are hepatitis c, hepatitis b and HIV (aids). She may also be using other drugs, particularly methamphetamine, which can cause many problems. Or, it may be totally unrelated. Your daughter needs a good medical evaluation, but only she can decide to do that. You can attend alanon meetings which can help you understand her addiction. ...Read more

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I'm a 44 year old mother of 4 and housewife. I have bumps and pitts on my finger nails on my left hand should I be worried.

I'm a 44 year old mother of 4 and housewife. I have bumps and pitts on my finger nails on my left hand should I be worried.

Nail pits: There are a number of different causes of pitting of the nails. One of these is psoriasis. See your dermatologist for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment (if indicated). ...Read more