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  1. photo Chemotherapy causes fingernails to fall off, foul-smelling pus, blackened nails... Natural plant extracts can help limit the damageChemotherapy causes fingernails to fall off, foul-smelling pus, blackened nails... Natural plant extracts can help limit the damageNews
    It's common knowledge that chemotherapy can cause people to lose their hair, but did you know that it can also cause the fingernails to fall off? The condition, known as onycholysis, can alsoRead more

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Onycholysis

Disease

Onycholysis refers to the detachment of the nail from the nail bed, usually starting at the tip and/or sides. On the hands, it is said to occur particularly on the ring finger but can occur on any of the fingernails. It may also happen to toenails.The most common cause of onycholysis is psoriasis. It can also occur in thyrotoxicosis and is thought to be due to sympathetic overactivity. It may...More