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Do the white flecks in fingernails indicate a calcium deficiency in the body?

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Dr. Philip Ryan
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

The whitee flecks could incidicte elevated calcium very rerely but are probably not an indication of any serious disorder.

In brief: No

The whitee flecks could incidicte elevated calcium very rerely but are probably not an indication of any serious disorder.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: No

No it usually means these are tiny areas of inflammation in the nailbed.
Usually seen in psoriasis.

In brief: No

No it usually means these are tiny areas of inflammation in the nailbed.
Usually seen in psoriasis.
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