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The pink part of my nails (fingers) are all uneven and different. Is this normal and is it possible to be fixed?

The pink part of my nails (fingers) are all uneven and different. Is this normal and is it possible to be fixed?

Get checked : Is this a new change? Do the colors change to lighter or darker shades, or to white or blue? There could be spasm in the vessels in your fingers, & that needs to be checked & possibly requires active treatment.. Is there pain also? If you experience pain, then you should get an urgent evaliation. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How can I regrown the pink part of my nail and diminish my nail's uneven surface?

How can I regrown the pink part of my nail and diminish my nail's uneven surface?

Stay healthy: Toe nails grow slowly--maybe 6+months for a full nail...Finger nails much faster. Like all else in your body: good health produces good body parts. Eat well, exercises, check with your doc to make sure no thyroid diseases, kidney diseases, anemia, or vitamin deficiency etc.. Also, avoid traumas to your nails. ...Read more

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Recently noticed the lunula on my nails is increasing and the upper part of the nail is a slight pink. I've always had a little lunula (white)?

Means nothing: Why this happens to people from time to time has been a minor mystery of medicine that i first ran into as a med student and still remains unanswered. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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The white part of my nails.. Or supposed to be, for about two weeks now have been slightly yellow and brittle. They also have a lot of verticle lines?

The white part of my nails.. Or supposed to be, for about two weeks now have been slightly yellow and brittle. They also have a lot of verticle lines?

See a doctor: Or specifically a dermatologist. This sounds as if you may have onychomycosis (a fungus infection of the nail), but without the ability to see this it is impossible to diagnose long distance. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is the white part of my nail spreading down the side?

Fungus: Most likely, you have separation of the nail plate and the nail bed, or skin under the nail. Normally this is attached until the very tip of the nail. However, trauma such has dropping something on the nail, or repetitive trauma of a nail left too long pressing against the shoe, can cause the nail to lift, and moisture get trapped beneath. Fungus then invades the area and separates the two. ...Read more

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Door slammed on my pinky, bottom part of nail is out of the skin and nail is tilted to the side. Will the nail grow back normally?

Door slammed on my pinky, bottom part of nail is out of the skin and nail is tilted to the side. Will the nail grow back normally?

Nail Damage: More than likely, unless the trauma was severe enough to injure the nail plate. Just wait and see. Toenails take 9 months to grow from the base to the tip. ...Read more

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Why is the top white part of my nail really weak? How do I strengthen it?

Why is the top white part of my nail really weak? How do I strengthen it?

Nail weakness: I cannot tell really what part of the nail you're referring to. The distal edge of the nail or the free edge of the nail is whitish but this is weaker only because it's not attached. Sometimes with aging the nails get thinner and weaker. ...Read more

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I accidentally cut a part of my nail on the index. Just a quarter. It hurts when anything touches it but no bleeding. What should I do?

I accidentally cut a part of my nail on the index. Just a quarter. It hurts when anything touches it but no bleeding. What should I do?

Nail: the best thing to do is to protect it from getting touched as it so tender. You can purchase finger cot splints at most drug stores. This will provide protection until it heals enough to not be so tender. ...Read more

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What is nerve regrowth in the site where i had part of my nail removed but is still painful after 5months what do they mean nerve regrowth?

What is nerve regrowth in the site where i had part of my nail removed but is still painful after 5months what do they mean nerve regrowth?

When a nerve is cut: Both the nerve and the insulation are severed sometimes the fibers inside the nerve break while the insulation remains intact if the insulation has not been cut the end of the fiber farthest from the brain dies the end that is closest to the brain does not die after some time it may begin to heal new fibers may grow beneath the intact insulating tissue until reach the muscle or skin. ...Read more

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My nails are pink for the most part, dark ish wite at the tip, and a clear band right before the end. Is this bad? If you can, please email me.

My nails are pink for the most part, dark ish wite at the tip, and a clear band right before the end. Is this bad? If you can, please email me.

Need to be checked: It may be normal, but we can not say for sure unless visually examined.So if you feel it is a concern, have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more