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If my nails change, what should I do?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Not every change in your nails indicates a serious medical condition. But if you do notice changes in your nails that don't go away, in addition to other symptoms, talk to your doctor.

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