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Healing Her Nail P
I read your files but this is the first time I'm writing.
I am blessed with
I wanted to
share this because all of us with nail P, or any P, are very unique and
not all works for everyone. But
it is working for me. My
inflammation has diminished and even though I still wear gloves 24 hrs a
day, I can, sometimes, during my working day take off my gloves and I’m
starting to like what I see. I
don't know how long it will last, but I'll keep you posted.
Thanks so much for your web site. –Dxalic
Response: Thanks for sharing
your process with us, Dxalic (I wonder how that’s pronounced? Dix-alec?).
Tazorac is commonly prescribed for nail P and, one would suspect,
this is because a lot of people find it effective.
The one caution always in order for people trying various therapies
to improve their nail P: Be
patient. Unlike P lesions
on our skin — where we’re trying to stop something that’s happening
very fast and, if its successful, results are obvious quickly — nails
grow slowly, are corrupted sometimes quickly by P, and are slow to get
over the corruption.
Even when the psoriasis may be effecting the nail bed, the corruption this creates on the surface of the nail (making it warp or pitting it, for example) will linger long after the subsurface P activity has slowed or stopped. The effected nail must be replaced by new nail tissue coming from the matrix (beneath the cuticle) and this happens only as fast as your nail grows. We can usually see the healthy nail emerge from the cuticle and slowly — ever so slowly — push the old corrupted nail out until its eventually all clipped, filed or chewed away. Don't bite your nails! -Ed