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I have increased areas of white on my finger nails starting at the top over the last two weeks. What should I do please?

I have increased areas of white on my finger nails starting at the top over the last two weeks.  What should I do please?

See a dermatologist: Need inspection by skin specialist to define the problem. Possibly it is mechanical onycholysis due to compulsive cleaning under the nails. ...Read more

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Recently i tested my blood ESR increased 4500 hemoglobin 17 and bilurubin is 2.5 and my nail lookig darkish what happened to me.

Recently i tested my blood  ESR increased 4500 hemoglobin 17 and bilurubin is 2.5 and my nail lookig darkish what happened to me.

Not enough info.: Need to know the symptoms that led to the testing, other physical findings, and liver function tests other than total bili. This would be best handled by your doctor. ...Read more

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Symp of diabetes in 2 yo? My daughter has extreme thirst, increased urine output, when we touch her feet she says "hurt" and cries when toe nails cut

Symp of diabetes in 2 yo? My daughter has extreme thirst, increased urine output, when we touch her feet she says "hurt" and cries when toe nails cut

Diabetes?: Diabetes is very difficult to diagnose in a 2 year old. The symptoms of increased thirst and increased urine output are worrisome. See requires an assessment and a blood sugar. She could have an alternative diagnosis such as a UTI. All the best. ...Read more

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Black strips on nails?

Black strips: Splinter hemorhages are the most common then followed by melanonychia. ...Read more

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How fast do nails grow?

How fast do nails grow?

3-12 months: Fingernails typically grow out completely in 3-6 months and toenails in 6-12 months. ...Read more

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What causes rippled nails?

What causes rippled nails?

Verticle Nail Ridges: Vertical nail ridges are fairly common and nothing to worry about. Vertical nail ridges extend from the cuticle to the tip of the nail. Vertical nail ridges often become more numerous or prominent with age, possibly due to variations in cell turnover within the nail. If your fingernails change color or you develop horizontal nail ridges, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do my nails grow down?

Why do my nails grow down?

Difficult to say: There are many changes that can occur with the nails. Many can be benign but some changes (downward curling being one of them) can be a sign of systemic disease, particularly lung disease. You should see you primary care doctor and possibly a dermatologist to help determine what is going on. ...Read more