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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 ...
 

Fingernails are becoming flat. Reason?

My fingernails are becoming flat. Why? ...
 

Suggest the cure for split fingernails

I have split fingernails. How do I cure that? ...
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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

How could Livalo affect my fingernails?

How could Livalo affect my fingernails? I have three that look like they have the beginning of fungus. Never had this problem before in my life. I am 62. Had this approx 3 months ago. stopped meds ...
 

How to overcome habit of picking fingernails?

my son picks his toenails and fingernails to below finger/toe level. they bleed/harden/blacken and are outright disgusting. he s had surgery on one toe already a few years back. He takes Celexa already, he went ...
 

Can fingernail cracks cause brain tumors?

...4 weeks ago....and the docs mentioned something about cracks in her fingernails relating ...
 

Why are fingernails of an infant falling off?

What could cause bits of fingernails and a toe nail to fall off of a healthy 10 month old who drinks 24 or more oz of formula daily and eats a healthy diet of table foods? This began a week ago ...
 

What are the causes of ridges and splitting in fingernails?

Within the last two years, all of my fingernails on both hands have developed ridges and are splitting constantly. I have found very little written about this problem. Can you say what causes this ...
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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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