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I have white spots on my finger nails. Why?

I have white spots on my finger nails. Why?

Leuconychia: White spots under the nails or leuconychia, is not a serious condition and not due to lack of vitamins and minerals.It may be caused by trauma to the matrix of the nail and more common in finger nails than in toe nails, rarely they may be caused allergic reaction to nail polish or nail hardners.There is no treatment for it. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are there white spots on my finger nails?

I'm wondering why are there white spots on my finger nails?

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. ...Read more

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What do white spots on finger nails mean?

What do white spots on finger nails mean?

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. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if you have white spots on your finger nails?

What exactly does it mean if you have white spots on your finger nails?

Leukonycia: Leukonychia or white discoloration under nail plate is indicative of localized trauma and air under the nail plate. ...Read more

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What causes these white spots in/under my finger nails? Is it serious?

No need to worry: According to the american academy of dermatology, the white spots occur after injury to the nail. Fortunately, as the nail grows out, the spot will disappear. No need to worry. ...Read more

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Ever since yesterday, my fingers have a bunch of tiny small white spots/bumps and my fingertips feel hard/numb. ?

Ever since yesterday, my fingers have a bunch of tiny small white spots/bumps and my fingertips feel hard/numb. ?

Bumps on Fingers: Dyshidrotic eczema is a condition in which small, usually itchy blisters develop on the hands and feet.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
this blistering type of eczema is twice as common in women than men.
People are more likely to develop dyshidrotic eczema when:
they are under stress
they have allergies, such as hayfever
their hands are often in water or moist
topical cortisone helps. ...Read more

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I have white spots (blanching) on my palms and fingers, spotted white areas, fingertips also seem pinker than usual. Any ideas or type of Dr.?

I have white spots (blanching) on my palms and fingers, spotted white areas, fingertips also seem pinker than usual. Any ideas or type of Dr.?

Vasospasm?: Does this happen when you expose your hand to cold or you are under stress? It sounds like Raynaud. To read about it click here ---> http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/raynauds-disease/basics/definition/con-20022916
To contact me click here --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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What does the white spots under the fingers mean? I have the white half moons plus I have a lot of white dots. Plus my thumb nail has a indent, why?

What does the white spots under the fingers mean? I have the white half moons plus I have a lot of white dots. Plus my thumb nail has a indent, why?

Trauma or nutrition: Trauma to the nail can cause white areas. Yeast and nutritional deficiencies are another sign that can cause this. Some medications have been known to alter the structure of the nail. ...Read more

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I find some white spots in my finger nails. Is it harmful? How to cure it? Thx

I find some white spots in my finger nails. Is it harmful? How to cure it? Thx

Generally no: White nail spots, or leukonychia, are generally harmless spots that arise most commonly from trauma to the nail matrix (where nail grows from). They are very common and the spots grow out with the nail and are eventually lost. That being said, some systemic conditions may cause nail discoloration, in particular liver or kidney disease. If u haven't seen a doctor in some time, maybe you should now. ...Read more

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I have big white spots deep in my nail bed of my finger nails. Should i b concerned?

I have big white spots deep in my nail bed of my finger nails. Should i b concerned?

Normal Anatomy: This sounds like a normal condition. I would have to see it to make sure. But, if it is on all of the fingers this is normal till proven otherwise. ...Read more

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Can zinc deficiency results in small testes and white spots on my fingers?

Can zinc deficiency results in small testes and white spots on my fingers?

Possibly: Zinc deficiency is associated delayed sexual maturation ; hypogonadism (small testes) in males as well as reduced testosterone production ; blood levels. Skin lesions are also reported. ...Read more

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I noticed two flat brown/white spots, size of finger nail, in the center of my chest. Can Melanoma be flat and just appear on skin?

I noticed two flat brown/white spots, size of finger nail,  in the center of my chest.  Can Melanoma be flat and just appear on skin?

Possible: Get the areas biopsied. Most of the time melanoma is black and dark. But, I personally have seen very benign plain looking non-pigmented skin lesion come back as melanoma after biopsy. Melanoma / cancer does not play by the rules. Get checked. ...Read more

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I have been having small blisters on my fingers. It is gone now but now I have small white spots on the palm of my hand. Should I be worried?

I have been having small blisters on my fingers. It is gone now but now I have small white spots on the palm of my hand. Should I be worried?

May be related: the white spots may be related to the blisters on your fingers. There are many different things that can cause that type of rash. If it persists, you should have the rash checked. ...Read more

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Son has white spots on hands and fingers for about month. Now itchy rash on arms legs?

Son has white spots on hands and fingers for about month. Now itchy rash on arms legs?

Can't diagnose with: available info. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Hi, extremely painful throat and ear and white spots on my tonsils, in the last half hour the ends of my fingers have gone numb? Thanks

Hi, extremely painful throat and ear and white spots on my tonsils, in the last half hour the ends of my fingers have gone numb? Thanks

Please go to your: doc. You need a diagnosis and treatment. White spots on the throat are one thing and numb fingers another. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What do white spots in stool mean if there are no other symptoms? Is there cause for concern?

What do white spots in stool mean if there are no other symptoms? Is there cause for concern?

No: It is not feasible to know what the white spots are without examining the material. However, if you do not have any symptoms it is not likely to be any thing serious.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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My friend has a white spots on his skin! are those symptoms of cancer ?

My friend has a white spots on his skin! are those symptoms of cancer ?

Probably not: Thanks for asking and glad your care. You and your friend can read up on tinea versicolor (photo folks), vitiligo, and guttate hypomelanosis. Most people with white spots have one of these three. Treating vitiligo and guttate hypomelanosis is very difficult, treating tinea versicolor is very easy if desired, and most people don't care about spots one way or the other. ...Read more

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White spots on throat no other symptoms?

White spots on throat no other symptoms?

Spots on throat: It could be tonsil stones, yeast infections, cysts, growths or infections. See an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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My upper lip is swollen on both sides near the corners. When I look closely there are barely visible tiny white spots. 3 days w. symptoms.

My upper lip is swollen on both sides near the corners. When I look closely there are barely visible tiny white spots. 3 days w. symptoms.

Cheilitis: Cheilitis is the label applied to inflammation of the lips. When it occurs in the corners/angles of the mouth it is called angular cheilitis or angular stomatitis. It is fairly common. Nutritional (iron/B vitamins/folic acid) deficiencies are thought to be causes, as is allergy (contact with something irritating), & infection (yeast, staph, strep). I might suspect infection with the white spots. ...Read more

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Small spots on upper chest, red in colour. Not itchy. Is this a symptom ov HIV, even tho had a rapid finger prick test at 27 week and result was Neg?

Small spots on upper chest, red in colour. Not itchy. Is this a symptom ov HIV, even tho had a rapid finger prick test at 27 week and result was Neg?

Doubtful but: Skin rash can be caused by many things including viral infections other than HIV. You did not mention whether you have had unprotected sex during the past 40 weeks and thus a negative test at 27 weeks cannot tell you whether you have contracted HIV or not. Nonetheless if it is from another viral infection or a drug reaction, the rash should resolve in ...Read more

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I have red blotchy spots on my hands and the tips of my fingers are very red it's itchy and a bit painful I searched my symptoms up and it said I wa?

I have red blotchy spots  on my hands and the tips of my fingers are very red  it's itchy and a bit painful I searched my symptoms up and it said I wa?

Queston cut off.: Consider derm eval. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I am congested and found white spots on my tonsils, have green and yellow snot but don't have any other symptoms of being sick. No pain or swelling.

I am congested and found white spots on my tonsils, have green and yellow snot but don't have any other symptoms of being sick. No pain or swelling.

Tonsil stones: Aka tonsilliths are calcified materials that form in the crevices of the tonsils, composed mainly of calcium, some phosphorus and ammonia(hence the odor--halitosis). The true cause of this nuisance is unknown, but it is often considered harmless. Simple removal with a currette or oral irrigation is often adequate to get rid of them. If u r concerned/bothered by it, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more