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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   I have problem with my toe nail
User :   both legs
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   in one hand finger also it started
Doctor :   what exactly happening wd the nails?
User :   age 30: male india,Engineer,married,171cm, 80 kg
User :   ingrowing nails
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   suger i chked 5 times no prbs
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   other things also i dont think it will be there
User :   6 months over
User :   6 months i took antifungal tab.....
Doctor :   Copious applications of dried powdered alum are sufficient to cure every case of ingrowing nail in about 5 days. The applications are not painful in the least, and the destruction of the pathologic tissue results in the formation of a hard, resistant, and non-sensitive bed for the nail, a perfect cure for the ingrowing
Doctor :   Apply a fomentation of soap and water for 24 hours beforehand and then pour the alum into the space between the nail and its bed, lampooning with cotton to keep the alum in place, and repeating the application daily. The suppuration rapidly dries up, and pain and discomfort are relieved almost at
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