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yellow nail syndrome

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

The nails (including the toenails) of a client with YNS will have some or all of these characteristics: They will be thicker than normal and they may have a dark, greenish edge. They will grow slower than normal.

Keywords: nail diseases   yellow nail syndrome  

bunion

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

A bunion is an inflamed swelling of the small sac on the first joint of the big toe; results in a protruding lump and is often caused by prolonged encasement in tight shoes.

Keywords: bunions   feet   nail diseases  

skin cancer

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

While all types of skin cancer, including squamous cell and basal cell carcinoma, can be found on the foot, the most common is the most serious form, melanoma.

Keywords: cancer   nail diseases   skin cancer   skin diseases  

onychophagy

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Onychophagy is a medical term for nails that have been bitten enough to become deformed.

Keywords: nail biting   nail diseases   onychophagy  

lichen planus

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that aff ects men, women, and children. It can be itchy, painful, and leave permanent scars.

Keywords: lichen planus   nail diseases   skin diseases  

eczema

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

An inflammatory condition of the skin characterized by redness, itching, and oozing vesicular lesions, which become scaly, crusted, or hardened.

Keywords: eczema   nail diseases   psoriasis   skin care   skin diseases  

nail trauma

December 15, 2010  | Encyclopedia

After a blow to the fingernail or toenail, an injured nail will commonly collect blood underneath in a condition called subungual hematoma.

Keywords: nail diseases  

exfoliative keratolysis

December 15, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Exfoliative keratolysis is a condition where the top layer of the skin perpetually peels.

Keywords: nail diseases  

pseudomonas

December 15, 2010  | Encyclopedia

In the medical and scientific world it’s known as pseudomonas. In the salon, it’s more commonly referred to as “greenies.

Keywords: mold   nail diseases   pseudomonas  

Haglund's deformity

December 8, 2010  | Encyclopedia

A bony growth on the side of the heel, Haglund’s deformity is often the result of wearing hard, inflexible shoes. Heredity has some infl uence, causing some to be predisposed to the condition.

Keywords: nail diseases  

Help Clients Prepare for a Visit to the Nail Doctor

December 1, 2010  | Article

Be an informed patient by avioding common mistakes and misperceptions about a visit for you first nail evaluation. 

Keywords: client issues   nail diseases   working with doctors  

Week 5: Showing Progress

November 22, 2010  | 

Wow, this was an easy week. Even though I had long days every day due to my self-inflicted work schedule after school and an emergency run to the AT&T store to replace a non-functioning cell phone,

Keywords: acrylics   manicures   nail diseases   student issues   student tests  

Diagnosing Different Nail Types

November 16, 2010  | Article

Not all nails are perfect. Some are thin, some are ridged, and some have cracks and tears. But luckily techs have a number of natural nail products to strengthen and treat a variety of nails. Here’s a quick guide from Nail Tek’s Mary Jo Zwirowski.

Keywords: nail diseases   Nail Tek   nail treatments   natural nail care  

What Is Hammertoe?

October 1, 2010  | Article

A progressive problem that could appear on one or all of the toes, hammertoe must be corrected early if sufferers hope to avoid surgery.

Keywords: feet   nail diseases   pedicures  

What Is Allergic Contact Dermatitis?

September 1, 2010  | Article

Caused by allergens that come into contact with the skin, allergic contact dermatitis often clears up on its own when sufferers avoid the offending agent.

Keywords: allergic contact dermatitis   allergic reactions   nail diseases   skin care   skin conditions  

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