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White spots on nails are bad. Right?

White spots on nails are bad. Right?

White spots on nails: Leuchnychia or white spots on the nails are very common.Most of the time these are caused by some past injury to the nails which you you do not remember, or from pressure on nails when having manicure, or due to allergic reaction to nail polish or nail hardners.Sometimes rarely it may be syptom of a mild infection. ...Read more

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White spots on nails. Why do I get them?

White spots on nails.  Why do I get them?

Can be fungal: Bright white spots on the nail, almost appearing as if you sprinkled powdered sugar on it can be a superficial fungal infection. If the nail is a normal thickness, this can be the one type of fungus that can respond to topical treatment. ...Read more

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Do those white spots on your nails really mean your missing calcium?

Do those white spots on your nails really mean your missing calcium?

White Nails: Deficiencies and small injuries aren't the only cause of white spots on the nails. A condition called terry's nails, or white nails, turns the entire nail white indicating liver disease. If the top half of the nail turns white, this can indicate kidney failure. If you find white horizontal lines that stretch all the way across the nail, these could be mees' lines associated with systemic disease. ...Read more

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I have had nail changes lately, my nails have small white spots and the base of the nail and itsdented. Is it something that I have no pains. Thanks?

I have had nail changes lately, my nails have small white spots and the base of the nail and itsdented. Is it something that I have no pains. 

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Changes in nails can: be due to vitamin deficiency or more serious conditions. Please see your doc so he/she can take a look and do blood work. This will tell you what is going on and then it can be treated. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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White spots on my nails is from lack of what mineral?

White spots on my nails is from lack of what mineral?

Possibly zinc but: Zinc deficiency can cause spots on nails but injury and nail fungus are also common causes. See http://www.Md-health.Com/white-spots-on-nails.Html ; http://drlwilson.Com/articles/zinc.Htm. ...Read more

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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 is the white spots on my nails?

What is the white spots on my nails?

Can be fungal: Bright white spots on the nail, almost appearing as if you sprinkled powdered sugar on it can be a superficial fungal infection. If the nail is a normal thickness, this can be the one type of fungus that can respond to topical treatment. ...Read more

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Why do i have white spots on my nails?

Nails: Are these spots on all your nails or just a few? If its on just a few nails and is in random positions its called Leukonychia, and it may be a result of an active lifestyle and minor trauma to the nailbed. ...Read more