The color of the nail can not only give an idea of the amount of blood, but its texture also gives the initial indication of diseases related to the liver, heart, and lungs, etc. Let's know about them .....
Yellowing: Yellowing of the nail is a sign of anemia. This also happens due to a lack of nutrients. Fungal infections can also occur if the nail is yellow, thick and broken. Yellow nails are also associated with thyroid, diabetes or respiratory diseases.
If the nails are completely white and the edges are darker, then liver problems such as hepatitis can occur. Similarly, white marks on the nails indicate anemia. When white marks appear on the nail, it can be a sign of diabetes, psoriasis, zinc deficiency, etc.
When a narrow pink line appears on the tip of the white nail, it is called Terry's nail.
Arthritis or psoriasis may occur if the surface of the nail is ripples and pits. Deformation in connective tissues can also occur.
Crack and breakage in the nail are due to fungal infection. Sometimes it is also due to deficiency of Vitamin-A, B and C.
With pain in the nail, its black or dark color or any kind of dark line should be seen immediately. It can be a sign of melanoma, a type of skin cancer.
Bent nails up
Anemia can be a sign of excessive iron absorption ie hemochromatosis or heart disease when they are turned upwards.
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