A 49-year-old member asked:
i'm wondering why are there white spots on my finger nails?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jonathan Posner answered
26 years experience Podiatry
Leukonychia: White spots on the nails is usually from past trauma of the nail matrix. Trauma can from banging the nail or from going to nail saloons. Most of the time they will resolve as the nail grows outward.
Answered on Aug 31, 2013
Dr. Randy Baker answered
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Injury,fungi,lo zinc: There can be many causes but the most common are injury, nail fungus and zinc deficiency. See http://www.Md-health.Com/white-spots-on-nails.Html ; http://drlwilson.Com/articles/zinc.Htm.
Answered on Mar 4, 2014
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