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Why Do Fingernails Twist As They Grow And Cause Pain
Fingernail problem: There are many reasons for the deformation of the fingernails. Among these are some very important systemic diseases. Many facets of fingernail growth are assessed by dermatologist when she or he he looks at them. See a dermatologist now. No excuses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamins may help: It is difficult to know what you mean by twist as they grow. There could be a problem at matrix where the nail is formed or even at the underling bone. Neither of those problems are treatable at home. If however the nails are soft nutritional supplements containing biotin may be helpful. There is also a prescription for strengthening nails call genedur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you cut nails: If someone does not cut their nails and let them grow longer and longer they will eventually curve and look like claws. This is known as onychogryphosis.You can see a picture of this if you go on to google images. The only other thing i can imagine you are thinking of is something called pincer nails. Onychogryphosis iscured by cutting your nails. Pincerer nails need to be treated surgically. ...Read more
What causes a person's hair and finger nails to grow so quick just because he/she lives in hot and humid weather nine months a year?
Right lower back area has constant severe dull pain for a few months and right fingernails recently started to grow misshapen, can this be related?
Hard to know: So many things can cause low back pain. The most common is just the usual achy muscles. Misshapen fingernails can be due to a systemic illness, but I would expect that to affect both hands. Sounds like you need to see a physician for a complete interview and physical exam to figure out what's going on. Good luck. ...Read more
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Pain of prying ingrown fingernail from infected skin cause shock-like symptoms (dizzy, sweaty, low hr, tired). No blood. Can pain cause shock? Dangerous?
The subjective: Experience of pain can do a lot of things to an individual and is best avoided at all costs. In your case i would recommend stop manipulating your fingernail (lots of pain receptors there) and let your doctor take a look. ...Read more
Hi Doc, I have a sharp shooting pain in my left index finger and thumb, its more of under my fingernail what could be the cause?
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