Posted 25 March 2008 - 12:30 PM
Since getting sclero all my nails have gotten quite hard. On my fingers and big toes they have started curling in from the sides. My big toenails though are very sore....just to touch them they hurt. I can't wear covered shoes and it is coming up to winter here...I will be living in socks. When I have to cut them it is very painful. There is no sign of infection. Does anyone else have this problem?
Thanks in advance
Posted 25 March 2008 - 01:40 PM
YES, all my nails are hard as rocks. I can barely clip them. To make matters worse I have a fungus toenail on one of my big toes. I never connected the hard nails to sclero. I find it interesting. Any others???
Posted 25 March 2008 - 02:07 PM
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Posted 26 March 2008 - 05:03 AM
S/he will clip them safely for you and they have special tools and pain killers if you need it. Good luck,
Posted 26 March 2008 - 01:28 PM
You may be right. Looks like something else to discuss with my rheumatologist. I don't have a dermi or a foot doctor, YET. I see too many doctors already!!! Don't we all???!!!!!
Posted 26 March 2008 - 04:18 PM
Posted 27 March 2008 - 07:23 AM
Besides tough nails, I have real trouble with my tendons in my feet. If I don't wear a really supportive shoe, I have intense pain in my feet from my Plantar tendon. It feels like heel spurs. It can take just a few hours in a bad shoe to make my feet hurt for weeks. I've found I a brand of shoes I really love, they have great arch support and toe protection! I order a 1/2 size larger since they run small. They are great. The only shoe I'm willing to spend nearly $100 because they actually make my feel feel better. PM me if you would like to know the brand name.
Posted 27 March 2008 - 09:04 AM
My Dad just had his big toe nails removed by the pod dr. He is SOOO excited about not having to deal with pain anymore. He's been told that the toe nails won't grow back. I know it's extreme, but hey no pain sounds good to me.
Posted 27 March 2008 - 10:32 PM
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