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How does onycholysis affect the body?

The symptoms of onycholysis usually only affect the hands and feet. However, the root cause of onycholysis can sometimes mean a serious ailment for the body. Some conditions associated with onycholysis are fungal (generally dermatophytes), yeast (Candida), and bacterial infections, psoriasis, kidney disease, lichen planus (a kind of rash on the skin and mouth), and thyroid problems.

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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 is onycholysis related to skin diseases?
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Onycholysis is often caused by skin diseases like psoriasis. When the skin becomes inflamed or swoll...
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What is onycholysis or nail lifting?
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Onycholysis, or nail lifting, results when the nail gradually detaches from the finger or toe. This ...
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How does a bacterial infection affect onycholysis?
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A bacterial infection often contributes to the development of onycholysis. If the bacterial infectio...
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