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Fingernails don't grow

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  • Posted By: Fingernail Doctor?
  • December 18, 2007
  • 09:22 AM

I was removing bushes from my yard in Aug of 2006. I scratched my forearm from a bush, now off and on that spot itches or near the spot. Also my fingernails don't grow and are thinner . What can this be, is it related? I have been to a skin Doctor and a general Doctor and an Internal Doctor. All creams don't help. Where can I get help?

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  • http://mo.essortment.com/fingernailsdi_rsxw.htmYou might see if any of those descriptions fit. Was the bush toxic or pesticide laden? If so, you might be able to call a poison control center for a referral to a specialist. It is not unusual for scars to itch, if you have a scar.
    BesideMyself 41 Replies
    • December 19, 2007
    • 11:21 AM
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  • This is called Onychoschizia. How is your diet? Are your toenails also thin & not growing? Maybe an iron deficiency.
    aquila 1263 Replies
    • December 19, 2007
    • 08:52 PM
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