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What body disorders may be traced on your nails?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fungus

Tinea pedis will show thickened nails and is successfully treated with oral meds for 3 months.
Of course, the podiatrist can help.

In brief: Fungus

Tinea pedis will show thickened nails and is successfully treated with oral meds for 3 months.
Of course, the podiatrist can help.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Nail Disorders

Systemic disorders expressed in the nail include: pulmonary disease, hemochromatosis, anemia, psoriasis, hyperthyroid disease, illness, trauma, cold exposure, Albumin problems, connective tissue disorder, heart murmur, endocarditis.

In brief: Nail Disorders

Systemic disorders expressed in the nail include: pulmonary disease, hemochromatosis, anemia, psoriasis, hyperthyroid disease, illness, trauma, cold exposure, Albumin problems, connective tissue disorder, heart murmur, endocarditis.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology

In brief: Many

Iron deficiency , psoriasis , alopecia areata , lichen planus , copper storage disease pulmonary , hepatic and renal diseases also.

In brief: Many

Iron deficiency , psoriasis , alopecia areata , lichen planus , copper storage disease pulmonary , hepatic and renal diseases also.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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