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Removal of damaged nails - Online Doctor Chats

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 you
User :   hi
User :   i have problem in my nails
User :   in my left hand
User :   two nail are damaged
User :   how can i remove them
Doctor :   What do you mean by damage
User :   nail will grow but it will come out of the nailbed
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   and some foul smell is there
User :   25-single-65-177-no
Doctor :   it looks like onychomycosis
Doctor :   a fungal infection
User :   ok
Doctor :   You require a physical examination by the Dermatologist
User :   ok
Doctor :   for appropriate therapy
User :   the colour of the nail become yellow
Doctor :   Dont delay in it before it spreads to nail bed
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   tes
Doctor :   that happens
User :   i am havinf this from past 2 years
Doctor :   havent you seen a doctor
User :   no ..
Doctor :   Please see
Doctor :   It is never late
User :   do i need some operatin reomve the nail
Doctor :   it is not an operation but a clinic procedure
Doctor :   with local anesthesia
Doctor :   but first let the doctor check the clinical signs and decide
Doctor :   before we arrive at some things
Doctor :   sometimes it may require a 2 to 3 month course of antifungals
Doctor :   are you diabetic
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Doctor :   are you ther
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