About Fingernail Problems
Fingernails play an important role in protecting the fingers and even improving dexterity. Made of layers of a hardened protein known as keratin, if nails are not properly cared for and maintained, a variety of problems can occur. These problems are not...
Fingernails — See photos of fingernail conditions that warrant medical attention.
Apr 8, 2014 ... Fingernail beds that are almost completely white ... Problems in the liver, lungs,
and heart can show up in your nails. Keep reading to learn ...
Fingernails can provide many clues about a patient's overall health. Test your
knowledge of the following fingernail abnormalities.
You might remember Hillary from the interview she did with us on Shellac Nails . Maybe it's the little white patches on your nails or the ridges that you keep having to buff out. In our interview, Hillary talks about a healthy looking nail, what some of the most comm... More »
Nails often reflect our general state of health. Changes in the nail, such as
discoloration or thickening, can signal health problems including liver and kidney
Abnormalities—such as spots, discoloration, and nail separation—can result from
... consult your doctor if you have any questions about your nail problems.
Nails support and protect the sensitive tips of our fingers and toes. Common
causes of nail problems include injury, infection and skin diseases such as ...
Nail problems that sometimes require treatment include ... Fingernails: Do's and
Don'ts for Healthy Nails (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)
May 17, 2013 ... ... may reveal one's habits, anxiety level, and certain health problems. ... In this
condition, the nails are really normal in color but the nail bed, the ...