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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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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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How do nail products affect onycholysis?
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Can onycholysis be caused by my medications?
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Onycholysis can develop as a reaction toward several different medications. These aggravating medica...
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How long does it take to cure onycholysis?
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Curing onycholysis is a very long process that can only begin after the underlying causes are treate...
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