... About a month and a half ago, I slammed my middle finger in a door. It immediately turned a dark purple and swelled up, but went down in about a week. After, about 75% of the nail remained the same color. Although the nail grew in length, it remained that color.
Now, the nail is beginning to lift/peel from the nail bed. I'm not surprised, as there wasn't much of a cuticle... (0 replies)
... The white part on your fingernail sounds like a fungal infection. I have experienced the same problem, but on my toenails instead. ... (2 replies)
... Some of the "home remedies" work for people and some of them don't. A search will reveal many different types, including the one you tried.
There are only two medically approved ways to fight this horrible condition. It is VERY resistant and doesn't want to leave the human body.
(1) Rx tablets from your Dr that you take for about 6 months. It kills the fungus from... (5 replies)
what kind of shoes did you wear? May bee that's the problem if your feet are always wet.
regards , Mario (5 replies)
... I had fungus problems that were less severe, but were still a real nuisance. I had managed to spread it to other parts of my body and then it really started to drive me nuts. ... (5 replies)
... I never had problems before a few years ago. ... (5 replies)
... Wow, your picture really helps. I'm not sure how painful it is - hopefully it's just looks. I've been told that if it's cosmetic, you can have the nail removed (if you know it won't get better over time) and see a nail tech for a fake nail, even for men, it works. But if you're in pain, they should take it out anyway and you could do the same.
I think what's more... (10 replies)
... That's interesting, I didn't know that about thyroid imbalance being linked to it. I don't wear nail polish now. I used to have gel nail overlays until a few months ago. I went regularly, then was unable to have them filled in for months, so finally, when they were mostly grown out, clipped them off myself. Now I just have my nails bare and I usually keep them short and buff... (6 replies)
... Thyroid problems are usually linked to nail plate separation. ... (6 replies)
... hy they ask women to remove any nailpolish or nail enhancements when having surgery. The doctors monitor changes in the nail plate during surgery as most health problems show up in the nail plate first. I'm glad you wnet to see your physician and got this taken care of. ... (16 replies)
... ils looking funny, yellow at tip and thick. Showed my reg. physician, said I had something going on a few months ago. Showed my Pulmonologist, said no not lung problems as fingers get clubbed when it's lung involvement. ... (4 replies)
... I have a faint brown line that funs the length of my fingernail and starts at the cuticle. It is not painful and it has not given me any problems. ... (4 replies)
... about 2 weeks ago my 5 yr old son came home from school and told me someone stepped on his finger...since then his fingernail and surrounding has become swelled and sensitive to the touch. i noticed his nail now has become raised and there is pus underneath... ... (2 replies)
... This is the fingernail problems board - you might want to type this question on another one of the boards. (1 replies)
... No, they won't let you post pictures, even though it would help. If not gauze, try that wrap bandage that sticks to itself. It is a little bit elastic, so you can get it tight enough. It won't snag like gauze will. You can wrap a little gauze around it, then wrap the elastic tape as well. You can always try using just the gauze and one of htose 'rubber' finget tip... (5 replies)
... I have used arylic nails for about 10 years with no problems. I love them. About a month ago I had the full set removed and new ones applied. Although properly soaked and removed cautiously, still tramatic to natural nails, right? Shortly thereafter, (a couple of weeks later or so) I noticed that there was some seperation of my natural nail from the nail bed on just one of my... (1 replies)
... Is it your dominant hand? I can't even imagine the pain everytime you bump it. My pain has almost completely disappeared, but my pinscer grasp is suffering some, but I am no longer complaining. Thanks for the reality check. I've had acrylic nails for about 3 years now and this is the first time I hadn't immediately had them put more on. My nails are so thin. I'll keep them... (19 replies)
... Hi, I did this very same thng to my son when he was 1 1/2 years old, he just kept holding onto the inside of the door and one time I didn't realize his hand was there and shut the door, picked him up and started walking while he was crying and then felt the blood running down my shoulder from his finger. Rushed him to the emergency room, they stitched it up, it took off the... (7 replies)
... I have one strange fingernail I've always wondered about. It is paper thin and breaks every time it starts to grow. It has very deep vertical ridges, more like grooves. ... (2 replies)
... from both hyper and hypo thyroid. I had several clients with thyroid problems and we always had problems trying to get artificial nail enhancements to stay on for any length of time. ... (6 replies)