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Itching fingernail cuticles

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Child is having itchy fingernails and cuticles. What could be causing this?

My little girl has been complaining intermittently for a months about itching finger nails/cuticles ... complaining. Visually the cuticles look fine except on her thumbs were the cuticle has lift slightly due ...
 

What is the cause of fingernails splitting in layers from tip towards the cuticle?

I would like to know, please, the cause of fingernails splitting in layers from tip towards the cuticle Thank you XXXXXXX ...
 

Pregnant. Noticed yellowing fingernails. Blood test done. Will this have any affect on baby?

Hi I'm 38.4 weeks pregnant I'm worried about cholestasis my feet itch - and thdn I notice my nails are yellow is that also a sighn of cholestasis - I did take a blood test but results take 48hrs and jm ...
 

Suggest treatment for fingernail fungus

I have developed fingernail fungus. What do I do about getting rid of it? ...
 

Suggest treatment for splitting fingernails

my fingernails keep splitting. what will help them? how much do you want? ...
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How long does fingernail injury take to heal?

Dig bit my middle fingernail and tore it almost all the way off...I went to the doc and he pUT it back uner the cuticle I am in exctiating pain...how long do you thik the pain will last? (the tissue ...
 

Swelling, blister around cuticle, blood under nail. Fingernail got crushed in door. Should i meet doctor?

Hello, my son crushed his middle fingernail in a door. We went to the doctor where they said ... cuticle in addition to the blood that has collected under his nail. It s not bothering him very much and I ...
 

Yellowish and irregular texture of 1 fingernail,thicker and curved in 10 month old baby

My 10 weeks old daughter has 1 fingernail which is yellowish and of irregular texture. It seem ... the cuticle and slowly becoming yellowish. It did grow longer and we clip off slowly, hoping the new nails ...
 

Vaginal itching, itchy spots under breasts, fungi under fingernails, fatigue. Temporary help from Benedryl. Suggest

I am 50 with vaginal itching and anal itching and huge itchy spots under my breasts and recently fungi under my finger nails. Something is itching all the time. Benedryl temporarily helps but makes me ...
 

How to stop biting fingernails?

Greetings doctor, I have been biting my fingernails (Including the skin surrounding it) for more than 15 years and I am unable to stop it...What concern me the most is that there is a HIV positive ...
 

Suggest treatment for soreness in the fingernails

I am experiencing sorness around fingernails bed, I do have some concerns about it. I also, have been for a couple months experiencing acks all over my body. Everytime I sit for a minute or so, five ...
 

Does discoloration of the fingernail indicate any illness?

I have been sick for at least 5 days, 3 times this year. Each time l have had the same house guest. This time its been 6 days and its not getting better. I heard that the coloration of ones fingernails can ...
 

What causes pain in fingernails of a child?

I have a child that has always had a sensitivity to having her fingernails cut. She cries and says that it hurts. She is now nearly 9 years old and she avoids me when I have nail clippers. I have 3 other ...
 

Pain in the middle of fingernail. What could it be?

Hello, I get a very sharp pain in the middle of my fingernail if i knock or bang it on anything. This has been happening now for approx 2 months, and is only on 1 finger (all other fingernails are fine ...
 

Can fingernail cracks cause brain tumors?

...4 weeks ago....and the docs mentioned something about cracks in her fingernails relating ...
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Hi doctor, What can I do to have long nails? Thanks
Hello and thank ou for asking HCM, I will try to help you by giving some advice how to keep your fingernails healthy. Keep your fingernails dry and clean, file your fingernails regularly, use moisturizer. Do not abuse your fingernails, bite your fingernails or pick at your cuticles, pull off hangnails. You can also use vitamin D and calcium.
 
Scratched thin skin under hood of clitoris with fingernail & now have itching & slight discharge. No allergies. Help
Hi, is it a curdy white discharge or thin fluid? Is it foul smelling.. If its thick curdy can be fungal infection for which topical antifungal creams can be applied but if its foul smelling fluid antibiotics might be required.. Consult ur gynaecologist
 
Significance of ridges on fingernails?
hi some changes on the nails and nail beds indicate some internal disease and internal problems. usually horizontal ridges on nail indicate past history of malnutrition.pale nails indicate anemia.clubbing of nails indicate synotic heart diseases and chronic lung disease.yellow nails indicate jaundice liver disease
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