A 45-year-old member asked:
What is the white spots on my nails?
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Podiatry 42 years experience
Can be fungal: Bright white spots on the nail, almost appearing as if you sprinkled powdered sugar on it can be a superficial fungal infection. If the nail is a normal thickness, this can be the one type of fungus that can respond to topical treatment.
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Podiatry 23 years experience
Possible Infection: There are various types of infections. Infections can be due to a fungus, bacterial or due to a virus. The treatment will depend on the type of infection and on what exactly is infected. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the appropriate treatment. By leaving it alone it may get worse.
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Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
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Last updated Mar 4, 2014
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