Fingernail turning white

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Avatar_n_tn About two months ago my fingernail developed a black mark near the nailbed. It has since continued up toward the top of the nail while changing brownish now puple with the uppermost tip is turning white. I have an appointment in October.It doesn't hurt and does not appear to look fungal according to my doctor. Is October to long to wait? I read that melanoma can develop under the nail.
Avatar_n_tn org/user_photos/show/297557 They are clear white and look like fingernail material with a black root. They don't hurt, in fact, I don't even know I have one until my hand brushes against it. It feels like a brush bristle coming out of my skin and I hate that, so I tweeze them out (or get some brave roommate or boyfriend to do it.) Other than wanting them out, I don't stress about them. If it gets to the point where they happen more than rarely, I'll see a doctor.
Avatar_f_tn This does occur often. Recently we notice that some of his fingernails is turning white from the end of his fingernail to the top. He is not showing an symptoms, or sickness. What is the cause of this?
Avatar_f_tn A nail fungal infection may begin as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail. As the nail fungus spreads deeper into your nail, it may cause blackening of the nails. Other causes are trauma to the nails, pseudomonas infection, diabetes or vascular causes. please get these causes ruled out from her doctor. I hope it helps. Take care and regards.
Avatar_f_tn On my left hand middle finger my nail has been turning white on the side of it. And now I can peel the skin under it away. The bottom half is starting to pit and peel, this has been going on for a few months now. What is going on with mt fingernail?
1755089_tn?1376057155 I'm glad you brought this up. I have that, too, with my fingernail beds sometimes turning really purple/blue. Also, I have the same thing that Sexybare mentioned about my fingers nd sometimes toes turn white and go numb. That freaks me out. Yes, please let us know what they say!
Avatar_n_tn The infections cleared up on their own, but a few days later I noticed part of both of my nails were turning white at the cuticle. Then the white part of the nails seemed to start to separate from the cuticle area and slough off. Now on both of my fingers, about half of the nail is missing and there is only nail bed. I have been looking for nail to start growing on the missing portions where the infection had been, but nothing appears to have grown and it has been three months!
5805973_tn?1374605479 Have been lethargic, and sometimes I can't sleep, or I can sleep for an entire day. Have been told that I am turning almost narcoleptic. I have lost 25+ lbs in 6-7 weeks and it is still going. Symptoms are coming from some kind of fly/flea/gnat like insect (I think) that bites or burrows into skin, usually leaving a little bit of what kind of appears to be a split fishtail hanging out. Sometimes it appears feathery.
Avatar_m_tn The vinegar test is very unreliable and I've heard of a lot of people finding out the wrong results i.e. it turning white when there was no HPV infection and vice versa. The only way you can be sure is if you get seen by a professional. Also in regards to the size of the presumed wart, it can be absolutely tiny or quite large depending on each person.
Avatar_f_tn Remembering my hemorrhoid, I clenched up pretty tight not letting her stick any fingers in, but there was some play around the exterior. She may have got half a fingernail in. After this, I put on a robe, went back to the room, put on a condom and we had sex. Missionary, then her on top. I tried to refrain from any hip to hip contact, but that's nearly impossible. Aside from the enormous amount of guilt and shame from participating in this activity, I've managed to catch something.
114870_tn?1210301946 feeling weak or tired; white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips; mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, or loss of appetite; watery eyes; changes in menstrual periods; temporary hair loss; or fingernail or toenail changes. Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome. What other drugs will affect Taxotere?
Avatar_f_tn You know you’ve peeled enough when you reach a pure white layer, the pure white layer is safe to touch, the light green layer means that the second skin covered in gue is still present. How did I learn this? Well today I peeled 3 courgettes, the first 2 I did wrong, but after noticing the unpleasant slime (which is still on my hand) I gave the third one a thorough peeling and removed it properly (not realising my hand had already been glued till later).
Avatar_n_tn When I first noticed it last night, it was a big red bump, then when I looked today I noticed that the top of it was turning dark in the middle. It was not dimpled in the middle, rather just a big red bump. There is only one of these bumps, no cluster or any other sign of an STD. The "skin" of the bump (outside) was real shiny. I haven't seen any pictures on the Internet that look anything like it, so I can't figure out what it is.
Avatar_f_tn red, white and platelets - a person gets pancytopenia BUT, since you probably do not have a blood cancer (because it likely would have been found), we need an alternate mechanism: which could be lots of non-cancer eosinophils in the marrow. Eosinophils out of control tend to be bad actors themselves, producing lot of fibrosis.
Avatar_n_tn I did the very same thing at that age - except for me, I scratched little scabby places in my nose. My parents kept that one fingernail cut REALLY REALLY short and that worked. She'll outgrow it.
Avatar_m_tn or one of those white curly cue's...or a brownish hardened blackhead). you wouldn't know it when you look at I am good looking (save the roll of the eyes...I only say that for the validity of my story) and my girlfriend is constantly saying, "you have GOOD skin [on my face]...what are you talking about?"...which only pisses me off more. my back and shoulders has become a mine field of blackheads and a living hell.
1013194_tn?1296463081 theres a lot of tampons being carried around!! Thats about the only thing i dont need to cart around with me!! I have most of the items already listed and yeah my new handbag is huge and now i have to empty it cos it weighed about bad for shoulders!!
Avatar_n_tn Cold feet=(circulation trouble), fingernail deform=(iron disorder), urinary dysfunction=(male bhp), bowel dysfunction=(drug induced constipation), low back pain =(DDD and spondylosis), sexual dysfunction=(sphincter weakness)and so on. Various drugs and treatments didn't work (like Hytrin for bhp and Lactulose for constipation etc).
Avatar_n_tn Turning blue usually means that blood circulation is not that great. I'd have his little heart checked out again. Good luck!
Avatar_f_tn Of course after washing and messing with them, they always open into a sore and there they are... the white things The sores will not heal until all the white things are pulled out (usually with tweezers). When I finally went to the dermatoligists and told her this she looked at me like I was crazy. She could not tell me what they are and how to get rid of them. This last time I was sick when I broke up in several on the neck, face, & chest.
Avatar_n_tn yesterday i woke up with a cyst type thing inside the lip of my vagina and its covered in white goop or something and its like the side of my fingernail and it hurts so bad. I'm scared to tell my dad because my mom isn't' here and i just need a way to make the pain stop and clear this up. can someone please help me?
Avatar_n_tn I was told I have a UTI and alot of white blood cells in urine. and to use bacitricin on the cut down there. Right after using a large amount of bacitricin I noticed a rash everywhere down there....taht was hours later... I have had many allergic reactions down there to even certain soaps and many other things like lotions. I went back to another hospital, i was told I have herpes. WIthout testing me for herpes they gave me a dose of some stuff and a very very painful shot in the butt.
Avatar_n_tn it also feels sort of heavy, not numb or slightly tingling (not like pins and needles) but like i can feel something there. also when i stretch the skin i can see white spots behind it. what is it, and what can i do to treat it, tried moisturizing with Vaseline constantly, but doesn't help. Could this be a sign of lip cancer? any advice would help. thanks.
Avatar_f_tn Firtly I applied Hyrdocortisone cream BP1% which did seem to take the redness away but left a white patch in the area. It is just a white patch and not itching. Then suddenly one day I noticed that both side of my nose, the area between my cheek and nose it was inflammed and red. The skin was also very tender. Dr prescribed my an antifungal cream which didnt help.
Avatar_m_tn We put a big white paper(for kids to draw/paint) in my room for a while. Added a buzzlight(violet or blacklighted) and with his hi tek beam i swear we could see alot of **** in the air. They always go, with the story that there are alot of particles on the air. I know that, But i could see the difference from a fabric, dust or particle just floating really slow, and alot of ?¿?¿? flyign real fast, passing by.
472570_tn?1274689487 They usually don't move so you think they're just specks of dirt except if you disturb them, they will actually hop. You can see them on your white sheets. Disturb them with your fingernail and watch them hop. Lastly, I know it's difficult to sleep and you feel like you're losing your mind and you may even have thoughts of suicide, please know that there is an end to this and by all means be very careful about taking any prescription sleepaids. Addictive!!!!
Avatar_f_tn I am big busted so it's not like I can really see under there easily, I just happened to feel it when I was lathering up. I was able to use my fingernail to scrape it and something dropped into the shower so I never saw what it was. There was, however, something black still stuck like deep down so I used tweezers and a pin (yes a pin lol) to dig at it to get it out. It didn't look like anything to me at all but it literally left just like a little hole in that area. A legit hole.
Avatar_n_tn Vinegar will solve this problem. White vinegar shot glass full...
147426_tn?1317269232 I can nearly always provoke an electric shock simultaneously in a small “line” (an inch or two long, it seems) above my left elbow and a similar “line” in the top of my left hand (kind of between thumb and forefinger) by pressing exactly right on the top of my left big toe, preferably with a fingernail or toenail. Wouldn’t that HAVE to be some bad wiring in my neck, since it’s a connection between a foot and an elbow/hand?
Avatar_n_tn I think I mentioned that too. Diet can change that. A low fat or non fat whole grain (no white sugar no white flour diet with lots of veggies and some fruits. No desserts. You will get used to it. Can really help a lot. I actually changed from being a meat eater all my life to vegan and oil free. If you get a chance watch the video Forks over Knives. It is great. There are some good books too. But I don't want to push that unless you are very interested. Then I would give information.