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Why Do Fingernails And Toenails Turn White When They Grow Longer
Recently my nails have been breaking extensively. Not just my fingernails but my toenails too. I'm really worried. I can't grow them at all. Reason?
What type of doctor treats paronychia of the fingernails? Would that same doctor be able to treat a loosened large toe nail? The toe nail was injured on a lava rock and is barely attached. Will it grow back if removed or falls off? Would like to see the s
Possibilities: This could be from trauma (like bruising), vascular compromise (diminished blood flow), damaged nerves, or more specific conditions like raynaud's (usually associated with autoimmune diseases). Talk to your primary care physician first and a referral will most likely follow based on his/her findings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is possible.: Some causes of nail separation may include trauma, infection, and reaction or side effect of certain medications. Have them evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Anonychia: Is the medical term for absence of fingernail(s) and/or toenail(s). ...Read more
Significance of bilateral clubbing of toenails only? No clubbing of fingernails at all & only 2nd, 3rd, and 4th toenails affected on each side.
My one year already has an unknown medical condition now she keeps pulling off her fingernails and toenails and feels no pain should I be worried?
Possibly CIPA: Possibly congenital insensitivity to pain. There are five types.People with congenital insensitivity to pain (cipa) have severe loss of sensory perception.They can feel pressure, but not pain, so they are likely to injure or mutilate themselves without meaning to.The signs and symptoms usually appear at birth or during infancy.Sometimes associated with lack of sweating anhidrosis.See pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ridges on fingernails indicate what? I have vertical ridges on my fingernails and horizonal ridges on my big toenail
Ridges on nails: The vertical ridges may be normal for you or a metabolic problem. The horizontal ridges are usually called "trauma lines" on the toenails and indicate changes in your nail growth pattern at the root level. ...Read more
Endocarditis: Endocarditis can cause "splinter" hemorrhage under the nails. They actually look like tiny little straight splinters. If you are having large areas of bleeding under the nails, it could be traumatic when the toenails hit the tip of the shoe or it could be from a clotting disorder. Either way, it should be checked out asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: Local anesthetic is administered to numb the toe, then a nail splitter is used to cut a portion of the nail. The nail section is removed and then a chemical applied to cauterized the tissue. This will stop the nail from growing back. An antiseptic and dressing is then applied. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My toenails have been growing in curve under rather than outward. Now my fingernails on my thumbs are growing in curve to the sides. Why?
They have a mind : Of their own....sometimes we just don't have the answer of why, we just try and fix I. ...Read more
The beds of my fingernails are a bluish purple color. And my toenails are also a grayish color. Even when I warn them they are still that color?
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