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What can purple fingernails determine ?
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Nail polish?
Probably not nail polish.
The blueness suggests blood flow issues in the tissue. A blockage in circulation is the suggestion. Your hands are cool? Is there any swelling? Do they change colors in the cold? I am assuming that the blueness is not in the nail at all but actually in the tissue of the fingers.We need to understand why you have these circulatory changes - vessel blockage?

In brief: Nail polish?
Probably not nail polish.
The blueness suggests blood flow issues in the tissue. A blockage in circulation is the suggestion. Your hands are cool? Is there any swelling? Do they change colors in the cold? I am assuming that the blueness is not in the nail at all but actually in the tissue of the fingers.We need to understand why you have these circulatory changes - vessel blockage?
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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
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In brief: PURPLE FINGERNAILS
Could be a result of poor circulation.
Possibly a result of medications. Or due to smoking. How long has this been ging on? Do see your doctor about it.

In brief: PURPLE FINGERNAILS
Could be a result of poor circulation.
Possibly a result of medications. Or due to smoking. How long has this been ging on? Do see your doctor about it.
Dr. Jerome Litt
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