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what are white marks on nails

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Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Leukonychia: White marks on nails (leukonychia) are typically from minor trauma to your nails (which could take days to weeks to show up). It could be very rarely ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Beaus lines: White lines in your nails are called beaus lines and represent an illness or traumatic incident that has recently taken place. They look like ridges a ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Splinter Hemorrage: Splinter hemorrhages are small areas of bleeding (hemorrhage) under the fingernails or toenails. Splinter hemorrhages can occur with infection of the ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No, they do not: See a dermatologist to find out what they signifiy.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Zabawski
25 years experience Dermatology
Leukonychia: Leukonychia is the general term. There are different types and causes. If your particular condition is worsening or severe or otherwise concerning, p ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Antibiotic: May be you need antibiotic or special scar preventing ointment which dermatologist can prescribe.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes especially if it is very wide and goes from proximal nail fold to tip of finger.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Need more info : It depends on skin type and depth of lesion etc. best get a consult from a dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
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Dr. Ira Katz
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Normal: This is a totally normal finding in the vast majority of people. If you have excessive brittle nails or white line in the middle of the nail it could ... Read More

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