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Onychia


Presentation

  • Present bacteria or fungi could invade from unwashed produce or raw meats, soil or even less clean locker room conditions and cause onychia.[thehealthyapron.com]
  • The present case is one of a deeply interesting nature, both on account of the obscurity of its origin, its real pathology, ..." 5. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1870) "NITRATE OF LEAD IN onychia .[lexic.us]
  • Pus is usually present, along with gradual thickening and browning discoloration of the nail plate. Paronychia around the entire nail is sometimes referred to as runaround paronychia.[handresearch.com]
Nail Abnormality
  • External links [ edit ] Ingrown Toenail - explanation covering causes, treatment, and prevention (with diagram) Links to pictures of Nail Diseases (Hardin MD/Univ of Iowa) Nail Abnormalities: Clues to Systemic Disease Links to pictures of Toenail Diseases[en.wikipedia.org]
Toe Swelling
  • The insufficient intake of nutrients in the diet is commonly referred to as nutritional deficiency The defining characterstics of onychia includes: · Inflammation may setin the affected toe · Swelling may also setin the affected toe · Pain may develop[sites.google.com]
Vascular Disease
  • Unfortunately, if you have diabetes, this makes your chances of contracting these diseases much higher and much harder to treat due to poor blood flow, which is known as peripheral vascular disease.[destroynailfungus.com]
Nail Deformity
  • However, it is extremely important to try and maintain proper foot hygiene, because many of these ailments can be extremely difficult to treat and have awful implications, such as nail deformity.[destroynailfungus.com]
  • deformities Wearing tightfitting clothes regularly, particularly those made of synthetic materials Sharing bathrooms, toilets, kitchen sinks; sharing contaminated items like clothes, beds, linens, towels, nail clippers Playing with infected pets, coming[dovemed.com]
Grunting
  • […] up "onychia" at Merriam-Webster Look up "onychia" at dictionary.com In other languages: Spanish French Italian Portuguese Romanian German Dutch Swedish Russian Polish Czech Greek Turkish Chinese Japanese Korean Arabic Advertisements Word of the day: grunt[wordreference.com]

Treatment

  • Treatment of paronychia: paronychia nail infection, paronychia kapela, paronychia felon, treatment for paronychia, fungal paronychia, bacterial paronychia, finger paronychia.[handresearch.com]
  • […] of onychia canbe effected through: · Treatment focuses on complete removal of the affected part of the nail · When the affected part of the nail is removed, pus or abscess that has collected inside may drain out · If during removal of the affected part[sites.google.com]
  • This can be helpful in choosing the best medication for treatment. Treatment Once a definitive diagnosis of onychia is achieved, treatment can begin.[thehealthyapron.com]
  • Onychia treatment Treatment of onychia concentrates on extraction of the impacted section of the nail, once the impacted section of the nail is taken away, pus which has accumulated inside might drain.[remedyland.com]
  • In the treatment of this form of onychia , both local »ad constitutional means are ..." 2.[lexic.us]

Prognosis

  • Prognosis is better with fingernail than toenail involvement; however, 80% of cases involve the feet. An overwhelming majority of cases (approximately 90%) are caused by the dermatophytes Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes .[clinicaladvisor.com]
  • Treat any fungal infection immediately, and prevent them from spreading to other regions of the body Teach the children or keep them informed about fungal infections and tell them how to recognize the early signs What is the Prognosis of Fungal Infection[dovemed.com]

Etiology

  • Conclusion: Cutaneous candidiasis is an important candida infection in women at the ages of 21-40 years in Ahwaz and C. albicans is the commonest etiologic agent.[pjms.com.pk]
  • (Etiology) Fungal Infection of Nail is caused by a fungus.[dovemed.com]

Epidemiology

  • […] parapsilosis as the most predominant species of onychomycosis in Tehran.9,11 Also Velez et al . believed that the commonest candida causing onychomycosis in Spain are C. albicans and C. parapsilosis .8 Conclusion There is still little data available about the epidemiology[pjms.com.pk]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • How Can I Prevent Infections? There are many things that you can do to prevent onychia, paronychia, and other forms of foot and nail fungus such as athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) and onychomycosis.[destroynailfungus.com]
  • Please HElP Jun 4, 2009 Onychia being an inflammation/infection of the nail matrix, can be prevented like any other problem of this nature by using proper hygiene methods.[salongeek.com]

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