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Thick nails

Thick nails:
  1. Thick nails: Introduction
  2. Causes (33 conditions)
  3. Common Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Classifications
  6. News (1 listings)

Thick nails: Introduction

Thick nails: hardening of the nail plate. See detailed information below for a list of 33 causes of Thick nails, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Thick nails

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Detailed list of causes of Thick nails

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How Common are these Causes of Thick nails?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Thick nails. Of the 33 causes of Thick nails that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 30 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Thick nails:

The following list of conditions have 'Thick nails' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Medical Conditions associated with Thick nails:

Nail symptoms (391 causes), Toenail Symptoms (302 causes), Fingernail Symptoms (302 causes), Finger symptoms (1615 causes), Toe symptoms (1171 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)

Symptoms related to Thick nails:

Acroosteolysis, Athabaskan severe combined immunodeficiency, Athletes foot (6 causes), Baughman syndrome, Bleomond syndrome, Christianson Fourie syndrome, Dermatoosteolysis, Kirghizian type, Dermo-odontodysplasia, Dunnigan syndrome

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