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Decreased Pink Color Of Nails
Stay healthy: Toe nails grow slowly--maybe 6+months for a full nail...Finger nails much faster. Like all else in your body: good health produces good body parts. Eat well, exercises, check with your doc to make sure no thyroid diseases, kidney diseases, anemia, or vitamin deficiency etc.. Also, avoid traumas to your nails. ...Read more
High elevation?: Your symptoms don't sound classic for anything I can think of, but if you are living or visiting a region with high elevation, your body will make more blood cells to increase oxygenation. This could cause pink nails, but so could red or pink dyes, trauma, hemorrhage under the nail. If it doesn't go away soon, see your regular doctor for a work up. ...Read more
My nails have flattened out over the last 2 months. They are still strong and pink colored. Why are they no longer rounded?
Blue Nails: Blue nails may be indicative of pulmonary obstruction, emphysema or lung disease. Blue fingernails may represent a type of cyanosis caused by a lower level of lack of circulating oxygen in the red blood cells. It may also represent a high level of an abnormal form of hemoglobin in the circulation. Another cause can be medications like minocin (minocycline). See your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more
My nails are pink for the most part, dark ish wite at the tip, and a clear band right before the end. Is this bad? If you can, please email me.
Need to be checked: It may be normal, but we can not say for sure unless visually examined.So if you feel it is a concern, have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more
The pink part of my nails (fingers) are all uneven and different. Is this normal and is it possible to be fixed?
Get checked : Is this a new change? Do the colors change to lighter or darker shades, or to white or blue? There could be spasm in the vessels in your fingers, & that needs to be checked & possibly requires active treatment.. Is there pain also? If you experience pain, then you should get an urgent evaliation. Hope that helps. ...Read more
My nails are always dark pink and a little violet at the base.. I uploaded some photos of my nails so you can see it. Should I investigate? I m 18
Painted my nails a pink color, 2 wks ago, nails tips started looking a little green, it's almost a new nail polish so why? Can I paint my nails again?
Fungal infection: If you went to a salon that does not properly clean the equipment, fungal infections very common- you should always bring your own tools to any salon. If green then cut the ends off and buy an anti fungal that you put under your nails ...Read more
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