Nails

Serving Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Grimsby and surrounding areas 

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  • A bacterial infection of the skin around the nail
  • Usually caused by a bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus

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Chronic Paronychia (Nail Fold Infection)

  • An infection of the skin around the nail
  • Caused by a yeast called Candida albicans
  • Usually due to extensive contact with water

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Leukonychia

  • White marks that appear on the nails
  • Not due to calcium or nutritional deficiency

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Nail Psoriasis

  • Affects fingernails more commonly than toenails
  • May be associated with arthritis
  • May be improved with Nail Rejuvenation Therapy

 
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Onychorrhexis (Age-Related Nail Changes)

 
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Onychoschizzia (Brittle Nails, Damaged Nails, Peeling Nails)

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Tinea Unguium (Fungal Nail Infection)

  • Affects toenails more commonly than fingernails
  • Causes the nails to turn yellow
  • May cause the nails to lift up and debris to collect under the nail