Dermatology

How to treat onychorrhexis?

Onychorrhexis is a common nail condition which is a normal part of aging. It appears as longitudinal ridges with furrows on the nail plate, that on some occasions may lead to splitting at the free edge of the nail. While it is common in older...

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Do corns have roots?

No they don’t. Corns on the feet do not have roots that they grow back from after being removed like some garden weeds do if you do not take out the roots. Corns are caused by a reason and if that reason is not removed, then the corn will come...

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What vitamin deficiency causes cracked heels?

There is no vitamin deficiency that causes cracked heels. If you were to Google that, you will find it very very commonly claimed that vitamin and nutritional deficiency’s can cause cracked heels. #fakenews If you do not believe me then just...

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How to fix cracked heels permanently?

To fix cracked heels permanently, you need to put in a bit of work and it will take some effort. There is also a high possibility that cracked heels can be an ongoing problem that may require regular maintenance to keep it under control, especially...

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How to get rid of toe jam?

Toe jam is that yucky stuff that can accumulate between your toes and develop a foul-smelling odour. Toe jam consists of an accumulation of a number of different things in the tight spaces between the toes. This includes sock lint (especially from...

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What is toe jam?

‘Toe Jam‘ is not a diagnosis and is the lay term for that yucky ‘stuff’ that accumulates between your toes. Toe jam is made up of a collection of things such as sock lint, dead skin cells and sweat that have nowhere to go and accumulate in the tight...

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