02 May 18:09
Thumb nail has split! Yaaaargh! Nail psoriasis you are not my friend! What do you do when yours split or pit? I've clipped it as short as it will go... 😧😧😧
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02 May 18:51
I have super glued mine.
03 May 01:15
Massaging oil into your nailbed and cuticles at least twice a day will help . :)
03 May 02:19
03 May 02:30
I use nail glue. You can put it under the nail or even on top of the split and polish over it. You can't tell it, I got mine grown completely out that way. I used to cut it back as far as I could and I hate to see that, so I started doing the glue.
03 May 03:31
Whenever I split or crack a nail I always reach for a tea bag (black tea) soak it and then let it rest on my nail for a while. It has helped me fuse it back together. I learned this trick many years ago, not for p specifically but broken nails. For pitting, I have only ever had small ones but file them softly to help smooth them out :) Hope it heals fast for you Sarah!
03 May 06:33
Shame Sarah I hope these tips work for you
03 May 08:39
Thanks everyone! Tea Michelle! What a great hack. Diana I'd never thought of glue, and didn't know nail glue existed Dianna! Awesome, thanks so much. Now just to find where to buy nail glue...
03 May 09:05
Wouldn't a regular kind of superglue work? I know that in some ambulances they carry superglue to glue certain cuts...
03 May 10:57
Always use nail glue if you are using glue as it is formulated to break down unlike superglue :) I’m a nail tech /Educator . We actually , with success, use thin coatings of gel over psoriasis affected nails but it must be done by an educated nail technician that knows about Nail conditions and contraindications . I always wear acrylic on mine otherwise they thicken , lift and separate . Another trick is 5% salacylic acid in emulsifying ointment for those that get the thick scaly build up under the Nail . Apply for 5mins and then wipe off and gently abride the scaly skin from under the Nail . This is brilliant for tonails as well . Like everything what works fo one may well be the others nemesis .Good luck .
03 May 15:11
06 May 19:11
That is such awesome information Meryl, thank you very much! So helpful from someone who knows so much about it.
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