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DrRussMd, Internist/homeopath
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I don't know if dermatology the right place but what causes

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I don't know if dermatology the right place but what causes the white at the tip end of our fingernails to start sooner then it used to ? Like my nails still grow as long as always, but 5the white starts sooner appears sooner now ? I am a smoker 20 years oak or so a day feel fine but nails look horrid bulbous and the worst part is the white
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


PLease attach a picture here.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
O Man U just clipped my nails both finger and toes ! And it was after letting them grow for a while hoping the the white would keep pushing forwar and eventually I'd have more not white nail further up my fingers if you know what I mean
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.

are the nails lifting off the finger at all?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Like floating ? Yes like they are raised a little yes
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


So that can be from any insult to the nails, such as chemical over exposure.

You need to stop using any thing on them and keep them trim.

Avoid prolonged emersion in water

You also need to see your doctor as these can be from some illnesses such as

allergies and psoriasis.

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