Indian doctors find simple fix for hangnail
Indian dermatologists reckon they have found a quick and simple solution to the treatment of hangnail.
But their sticky fix seems more DIY than dermatology.
The condition — which despite its name affects the skin of the digit and not the nail — is common, with the torn skin liable to lead to recurrence and infection, the authors write in a two-paragraph paper in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
“Conventionally, soaking the involved hand in lukewarm water, trimming the hangnail straight, and applying of topical