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Hi, I have a dermatology appointment scheduled for Thursday, but have anxiety surrounding a symptom and I was hoping to get an opinion. It looks in my opinion like I have Terry's nails.

Doctor's Assistant: Can you tell me about all the symptoms you've noticed (e.g. itching, rash, new birthmarks or moles)?

It's more a visual

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Normal liver/kidney function labs and ultrasound last year. general overall itchiness at night from time ttime

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dermatology
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Also have dry patches of skin on back around shoulder blades. Irritated after running. Sensitive skin
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Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 1 month ago
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Hello

Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Skin, Hair and Nail specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .

Before I answer your question I would like to get some more information:

Do you have skin rashes/eczema issues ?

Please note that the answer provided is for information purpose only and does not substitute a Doctor - Patient Consultation in Clinic

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I have some scaly patches on my back
Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 1 month ago

Thank you for the information provided.

Terry's Nails can appear even without liver failure, cirrhosis, diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure, hyperthyroidism, or malnutrition. It is not necessary it has to be co related to any of the conditions mentioned above.

In cases of seborrheic dermatitis rashes on the back shoulder blade ( irritated after running ) can also be associated with inflammation and nail changes.

Apart from the visual and cosmetic appearance of the nails , there is no major harm to the nails.

I would recommend you to take antioxidants multivitamins otc daily to improve the health .

Please do let me know if you have any further queries.

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