Topic : nail diseases

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corn

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A corn is a local hardening and thickening of epidermis on top of the toe, often caused by toes rubbing against shoes that are too tight.

Keywords: corns   feet   nail diseases  

contact dermatitis

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Contact dermatitis (sometimes called allergic contact dermatitis) is caused by allergens that come into contact with the skin,. Allergic contact dermatitis often clears up on its own when suff erers avoid the offending agent.

Keywords: allergic contact dermatitis   chemicals   contact dermatitis   ingredients   nail diseases  

chronic effects

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Adverse health effects caused by repeated or prolonged exposure occurring over a period of time greater than three months.

Keywords: ergonomics   nail diseases  

bruised nails

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A condition in which a clot of blood forms under the nail plate; the clot is caused by injury to the nail bed and can vary in color from maroon to black.

Keywords: nail diseases  

brittle nails

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Characterized by brittle, splitting, peeling, or cracking nails; often caused by dehydration; sometimes linked to health conditions such as hypothyroidism and menopause, medications, diuretics, or iron and vitamin A, C, or B6 deficiencies.

Keywords: nail diseases  

bacteria

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Single-cell, vegetable-like organisms; some bacteria are capable of causing disease.

Keywords: bacteria   disinfection   nail diseases  

allergen

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A substance capable of producing an exaggerated or adverse reaction such as sneezing, coughing, rash, or irritation in sensitive individuals.

Keywords: allergic reactions   nail diseases  

agnails

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Also known as hangnails; a common condition in which the cuticle around the nail splits.

Keywords: cuticles   hangnails   nail diseases  

yeast

June 8, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Yeast is a microscopic, one-celled organism related to fungi.

Keywords: nail diseases   yeast  

Under the Microscope: Lichen Planus

April 27, 2012  | Article

Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that can affect the nails as well as most other parts of the body.

Keywords: lichen planus   nail diseases  

Backscratchers Herbal Synergy Nail and Cuticle Enhancer

April 16, 2012  | Product

Backscratchers’ new Herbal Synergy Nail and Cuticle Enhancer naturally enhances and restore discolored, unhealthy, yellow, or cloudy nails back to their beautiful luster.

Keywords: Backscratchers   nail diseases  

Under the Microscope: Paronychia

January 6, 2012  | Article

Paronychia is an infection that occurs when there is breakdown in the seal between the skin and the nail plate.

Keywords: nail diseases   paronychia  

A Natural Alternative for Dark, Discolored Nails

November 28, 2011  | Article

A proprietary blend of citrus seed extracts, Citrusway Nail Solution is applied twice daily around and under the nail to combat darkened and discolored nails.

 

Keywords: citrus   fungus   nail diseases  

Tune-up Your Manicure Techniques

November 28, 2011  | News

SELF Magazine, in the November 2011 issue, put together a list of ways to pump up manicures and maximize results for your clients. According to Maridel Reyes, it's always good to tune-up your technique.

Keywords: client health   customer service   nail diseases   nail strengtheners   tips  

Under the Microscope: Ingrown Toenails

November 21, 2011  | Article

Common but painful, ingrown nails are often the result of poor care — and infection may follow.

Keywords: feet   ingrown toenails   nail diseases   Under the Microscope  

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