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White nails: Introduction

White nails: White or pale nails. See detailed information below for a list of 45 causes of White nails, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of White nails:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of White nails. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of White nails:

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White nails: Symptom Checker

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White nails Treatments

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Stories from Users for White nails

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White nails: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to White nails

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White nails: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and White nails

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White nails: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of White nails listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of White nails as a symptom include:

Organs affected by White nails:

The list of organs typically affected by White nails may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of White nails

The list below shows some of the causes of White nails mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of White 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 White nails. Of the 45 causes of White nails that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: White nails:

The following list of conditions have 'White 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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Causes of White nails Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of White nails based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for White nails:

    Leuconychia, Leukonychia
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of White nails:

    Medical Conditions associated with White nails:

    Nail symptoms (391 causes), Whitening (69 causes), Paleness (536 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Fingernail symptoms (302 causes), Toenail 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), Skin problems (3422 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Pigmentation symptoms (305 causes)

    Symptoms related to White nails:

    White fingers (9 causes), Cold fingers, Numb fingers (32 causes), Nail symptoms (391 causes), White fingernails, White toenails, Anaemia (39 causes), Iron deficiency, Heart failure (274 causes), Aresenic poisoning, Cirrhosis, Congenital white nails, Darier's disease (2 causes), Half and half nail, High fevers (84 causes)

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