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My 5 year old son says his fingernails hurt and he needs to

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My 5 year old son says his fingernails hurt and he needs to press all 10 fingernails into a firm surface to make them feel better. What could this be?
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: It's been a few weeks. Pressure into a firm surface seems to help the pain He's says it moderate but constant pain He's 5 years old, very healthy
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: He is healthy with no other medical conditions
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 1 month ago.

Does he complain of pain in all the fingers ?

Any redness ,swelling or other color change?

Any skin changes like cuts, blisters etc ?

Does it happen with exposure to colder temp?