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White spot on nails
When I was young, I had a lot of white marks on my nails. But now that I am 20years old now, I occasionally face the same problem. What is the possible cause of it? I heard that it is due to deficiency of calcium. Is it true? I drink 2 glasses on milk daily, in morning and evening. And turmeric milk at noght too. Please help. Thanks in advance.
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Hi.. do not panic. This white spits are very common and are known as leuchonychia. They are not dye to calcium deficiency but mostly due to some trauma of the nail bed. It may not be a severe or immediate trauma that you might recall. A nail takes time to grow out. So you may see these white spots even long after. However leuchonychia may also be an indication of some underlying disease. Hence better to consult a dermatologist and do necessary investigation if required.
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This is called as," Leukonychia". There can be various reasons behind it. So, kindly get basic body profile test done like: CBC, LFT, RFT .
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