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How do other illnesses affect onycholysis?

Onycholysis can be one of the symptoms of various different illnesses and medical conditions. Many times it is a result of skin diseases like psoriasis. In some individuals, onycholysis is a sure sign of a thyroid disorder like hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. Most times, though, onycholysis is due to nail bed trauma or bacterial, yeast, or fungal infections.

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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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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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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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Should I talk to my doctor about my onycholysis symptoms?
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If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of onycholysis, you should speak with your doctor. It is...
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