Common causes of fingernail or toenail changes include trauma, aging, infection and skin diseases. Split or layers of the nail plate is caused by having hands that are constantly we,often use and removal of nail polish or artificial nails. Vertical ridging and brittle nails are often a normal consequence of aging.
Nail Injury: A bruise may appear under the nail and sometimes the nail falls off. A new grows in place.
Hangnail: When a loose strip of dead skin hanging on the edge of a fingernail. Do hangnails hurt when you pull them off.
Some of these problems, such as a small nail or hangnail injuries can be treated at home. But infections and severe nail injuries require a doctor’s care. Signs of a nail infection include pain, redness, swelling and perhaps some pus.
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