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Content updated on Nov 2, 2022

What is onycholysis?

This is a painless condition where the nail is abnormally lifted off the finger/toe.

Symptoms of onycholysis

  • Change in nail color

Questions your doctor may ask to check for onycholysis

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose onycholysis

  • Has your nail color changed?

Treatment for onycholysis

The unattached nail should be clipped off, and the affected fingers should be kept dry as much as possible. Creams or oral medication might also be prescribed, depending on the cause.

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References

  • Iorizzo M. Tips to treat the 5 most common nail disorders: brittle nails, onycholysis, paronychia, psoriasis, onychomycosis. Dermatol Clin. 2015 Apr;33(2):175-83. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2014.12.001. PMID: 25828710.

    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S073386351400148X?via%3Dihub

  • Zaias N, Escovar SX, Zaiac MN. Finger and toenail onycholysis. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2015 May;29(5):848-53. doi: 10.1111/jdv.12862. Epub 2014 Dec 16. PMID: 25512134.

    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jdv.12862

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