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Have 20 nails dystrophy, mctd. Treatment?

Hello I have 20 nails dystophy sorry if i spelled it wrong and i also have mctd. i have tried all kinds of topical creams and also had injections in my fingers, skin test done and still no results. i have been suffering from this for 6 yrs now. is their any know cure to at least to have the nails grow back. any home remedies anything. is their a surgery that I could have them put on I don't know I'm just fishing for any help at all. thanks
Tue, 22 Oct 2013
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Thanks for the query,

20 nail dystrophy can be treated with steroids,

Another option is retinoids.

I think steroid like prednisolone will be better option for you as it will be helpful even in mctd,

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
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