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Dry, flaky skin on the top area of my pinky finger for about 2months. Very itchy and looks like small blisters. Unhealthy nail. ?
When finger nail appears thin and rough, is it a sign of unhealthy which shows some problems of internal organ?
Heart palpitations, heavy heart, low iron, weak nails&teeth, easy scarring, unhealthy gums, trembling, white tongue, also some IBS type symptoms?
Your a mess: For starters you should have a nutritional workup done...Go to natdent.Com take the symptom survey this will give you some sense as to your main problems...You are to acidic and need nurtients if you like email me the results of that test at zeines @aol.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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