560684 tn?1306712545

Are these symptoms realted to each other or maybe PCOS?

Ok its been a while... but i'm back... So i have eczema (or so i'm told) which often appears on my face (mouth and forehead) just after a stressfull episode. but recently i have been seeing other symptoms; like moderate pitting of the finger nails (this has been going on for the past 3 months), weaking of fingernails along with peeling of nails and itching of the pubic area - past 2 weeks(without any signs of pubic lice - but when i scratch the 'root' of the hairs have these small while things - almost like some sort of internal moist dandruff...the skin is fine though).
I also have been diagnosed with PCOS  and show all the sypmtoms excluding: Weight gain and trouble losing weight (i have problems gaining weight) & infertility (well i'm a virgin so i wouldn't know).

What do you think?
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563773 tn?1374246539

Pitting of the nails, resembling a number of small dents, could be due to a skin condition known as psoriasis. Distorted nails can also be due to fungal infection, hardening of the arteries and vitamin deficiency.
I would suggest you to get it evaluated from a dermatologist. KOH examination and culture of the nail scrapings can be done to confirm the diagnosis. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
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pitting of fingernails is common with eczema, they can have ridges in them too. the pubic itching could be eczema, but i would get it checked out as it could be many other things too, not related to sexual activity etc.
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