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Your nails may indicate an underlying condition

Many underlying health conditions can be picked up by the effect that it has on your nails. Signs such as a ‘white patch’, discolouration or bumps on the nail may be a sign of disease that is prevalent in the body. Often, health problems in the heart, lungs and liver can be revealed through the condition of one’s nails.

See your doctor if you are concerned about the health of your nails or if there has been a significant change in their appearance.

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