toenail


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Related to toenail: ingrown toenail, Toenail fungus

throw up one's toenails

Sl. to vomit heavily. I was so sick. I nearly threw up my toenails. Frank was in the bathroom, throwing up his toenails.
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throw up one’s toenails

tv. to wretch; to vomit a lot. It sounded like he was throwing up his toenails.
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8220;I was looking for sturdy clippers for my toenails, and this fits the bill
Systolic BP (SBP) and fifth-phase diastolic BP (DBP) were measured by a physician at the same visit as toenail collection.
After this simple treatment, there was no recurrence of the ingrown toenail.
Make sure that when he cuts his toenails he's doing it properly too - straight across the edge of the nail and not too short.
Ingrown toenails are generally caused by tight- fitting shoes.
PinPointe's laser light passes through the toenail and surrounding skin without causing damage to either structure.
Tests on a toenail sample proved that the man, aged 16-25, had stayed in colder countries such as Denmark and Finland before his death.
So, to all those in-growing toenail sufferers I have mocked in the past and to all those I have bugged and bored about my harsh-looking but non-painful injuries of old ( I'm sorry.
Junior health minister Ivan Lewis said the Government was committed to maintaining toenail cutting "particularly in cases of diabetes or vascular problems".
If you even think that an ingrown toenail is emerging, put some Neosporin ointment on a piece of cotton and dab it between the flesh and the toenail.
Of all fungal nail infections, about 80% are of the big toenail and 20% are of the fingernails.
The devil's toenail allows him to express his dark side, but when his bratty little sister slips over a cliff, Stevie comes to her rescue.
As a last resort you could have the toenail removed permanently.
Each participant was asked to complete a questionnaire on risk factors for cancer including diet, exposure to industrial chemicals and smoking history, and to provide toenail clippings to detect trace quantities of selenium.