Curved toenails – causes, symptoms and treatments

Curved toenails – causes, symptoms and treatments

A curved toenail or a pincer nail is a condition where the sides of the toe nail curve inwards causing it to dig into the skin surrounding it. This results in what is known as an “ingrown toenail”; because it’s growth is directed towards the skin rather than outside in a straight line, effectively embedding itself inside it. This brings with it a lot of pain, accompanied by swelling and redness. There is also a high possibility of infections, if it is left untreated. Individuals may notice that the skin becomes hard at first, followed by the formation of pus or fluid in the adjoining area. The reasons for developing an curved toenails inward can be hereditary or acquired. Let us look in detail at some of the potential causes of this condition. Curved Toenails – Causes Trauma One of the most common reasons this happens is if the toe has suffered some kind of damage. For example, if it collided head on with a blunt object. This can...
Everything you need to know about wigs

Everything you need to know about wigs

Why Wear Human Hair Wigs? There are always going to be certain issues that end up making us resort to wearing wigs at some point in our lives. The situation can be quite particular and superficial, to mention just a few examples. It can be a change of style or simply a shocking hairstyle that you are trying to use, as well as one that involves personifying a character at a theme party. On the other hand, there are the deepest and most difficult situations to handle, as they always lead to a physical illness that causes hair loss. No wonder celebrities like Miley Cyrus, Kim, and Khloe Kardashian, as well as many others, such as Oprah Winfrey of all people, have revealed that they have worn a hair wig on more than one occasion, leaving more than one stunned because the wigs were not at all obvious. No matter which of the two reasons you identify with, when it comes to the use of wigs, this article will inform you in great detail...
The health concerns of pimple popping

The health concerns of pimple popping

Pimples are a naturally occurring phenomenon that can inhabit any part of your body at random, sometimes in clusters and other times in lone specks. Some people are more susceptible to it and are constantly attacked by recurrences while others remain relatively safe. Sometimes a change in environment may trigger their appearance brought on by a change in geographical location or simply a change in weather. The hormonal changes at puberty might also be involved in bringing about an onset. Some people think acne and pimples are the same thing. They are not. A pimple is a hard, inflamed spot on your skin while acne is a broader term; a skin disease in which hair follicles are clogged with dead skin and sebum (skin oil) to create pimples. Since the human face contains a relatively high number of oil glands, this is usually the primary area of occurrence. Now, the treatment for acne is something that you need to consult your doctor for so...

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