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Healthy nail

Form flexible and should be smooth and I spotted

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Ridges

Running vertically down the length of the natural nail plate, it is recommended that you carefully buff the nail plate

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Tinea pedis

The medical term for fungal infections of the feet

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Pseudomonal bacterial infection

On the nail llate can be identified in the early stages as a light green slot that becomes darker in its advanced stages

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Onychodesis

The separation and Falling off of a nail plate from the nail bed

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Onychorehexis

Caused by injury to the matrix, excessive use of cutler removers, harsh cleanjng agents, aggressive filing techniques or heredity

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Nail psoriasis

Tiny pits or severe roughness on the surface of the nail plate

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Nail disorders

Refers to a condition cause led by injury, heredity, precious diseas of nail unit

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Splinter hemorrhages

Caused by physical trauma or injury to the nail bed

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Ongchomadesis

Any deformity or disease of the natural nail

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Eggshell nails

Nail plate that are noticeably thin and white and more flexible than usual

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Smoking

Common cause of surface stains on nails

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Bruised nail beds

The condition in which a blood clot forms under the nail plate causing a dark purple spot

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Hang nail

The living skin around the nail splits and tears

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Onycholysis

The lifting of the nail plate splits and tears

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Melanoychia

Refers to the darkening of the fingernails or toenails

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Trumpet nail

When increased crosswise curvature throughout the nail plate results in the free entry pinching the sides into a deep curve

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Beaus lines

Visible depressions running across the width of the natural nail plate

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Blue fingernails

Usually caused by a lack of circulating oxygen in the red blood cells

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Koilonychia

Soft spoon nails either a concave shape

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Leukonychia spots

White spots or whitish discolorations of the nails

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Onychophagy

Bitten nails

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Nail pterygium

An abnormal condition that occurs when the skin is stretched by the nail plate

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Onychomycosis

A fungal infection of the natural plate

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Pyogenic granuloma

A severe inflammation of the nail in which a lump
Of red tissue grows up from the nail bed to the nail plate

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Onychocryptosis

Ingrown nail

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Proper hand analysis

Will allow you to
Identify disease, disorders and conditions, including signs of infection, which may be identified through pain, redness, swelling, throbbing and pus