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What do changes in my nails mean?

Alterations in the appearance, shape, and texture of your nails can indicate an underlying health condition. For example:
  • Thickened nails may be a sign of psoriasis.
  • Red nail beds may be a symptom of diabetes.
  • Pale nail beds can indicate anemia.
  • White nails have been associated with kidney disease.

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