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How do medications treat onycholysis?

Onycholysis is not usually treated by medications. However, your doctor may prescribe an antibiotic to help prevent and manage any bacterial, fungal, or yeast infections as well as psoriasis or thyroid disorders. As with any medication, be sure to take it just as your doctor indicated.

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How is onycholysis related to thyroid disease?
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Thyroid disease tends to cause and aggravate onycholysis. If the thyroid is either underworked or (m...
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What do I need to know about caring for someone with onycholysis?
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When caring for someone with onycholysis it is important to provide them with the help and support t...
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Is onycholysis serious?
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If left untreated, onycholysis can be serious as it has the potential to create permanent damage to ...
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How do other illnesses affect onycholysis?
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Onycholysis can be one of the symptoms of various different illnesses and medical conditions. Many t...
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