What are the 3 examples of nail disorders?

Types of Nail Disease

  • Nail discoloration. The normal nail is pale pink in color.
  • Bacterial paronychia. This is a condition caused by bacterial infection of the nail fold.
  • Chronic paronychia.
  • Traumatic changes to the nail.
  • Elevation of the nail plate (onycholysis)
  • Ingrown nails.
  • Nail thickening.
  • Nail ridges.

What diseases affect your toenails?

Toenail abnormalities causes and symptoms

  • Toenail fungus. Nail fungus, or onychomycosis, is a common condition.
  • Ingrown toenail. Ingrown toenails are one of the most common and most painful toenail problems.
  • Toenail trauma.
  • Clubbed nails.
  • Discoloration of the nail plates.
  • Nail-patella syndrome.
  • Leukonychia.

What are signs of healthy fingernails and toenails?

Here are some signs you have healthy nails, even if it doesn’t feel like it.

  • They’re a pink or mauve color.
  • They’re not full of ridges.
  • They don’t break easily.
  • They aren’t bitten short.
  • Your nail fold isn’t puffy.
  • You have cuticles.
  • Your hands, nails, and cuticles are moisturized.
  • There are no dark lines in your nails.

Why is there a nail growing under my fingernail?

Pterygium inversum unguis (PIU) occurs when the hyponychium attaches to the underside of the nail as it grows. It’s an uncommon condition, but it’s a common cause of skin overgrowth under the fingernail. Scientists don’t fully understand PIU. However, they do know it can be present from birth or acquired later.

Can a nail grow on top of another nail?

After a nail separates from the nail bed for whatever reason, it will not reattach. A new nail will have to grow back in its place. Nails grow back slowly. It takes about 6 months for a fingernail and up to 18 months for a toenail to grow back.

What are the different types of fingernail disorders?

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  • Nodular melanoma
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  • What are some finger diseases?

    Hand and finger disorders include ganglia, deformities, disorders related to nerves or blood vessels, osteoarthritis, trigger finger, Kienböck disease, and infections.

    What are signs of unhealthy nails?

    Signs of Unhealthy Nails: Peeling or splitting nails could be dryness or the result of vitamin deficiency. Tiny white spots usually mean you’re biting your nails or painting them too often.

    What are the different types of nail disorders?

    5 Common Nail Disorders Greenies (Pseudonomas) A bacterial infection that occurs between the natural nail plate and the nail bed, and/or between an artificial nail and the natural nail. Vertical Ridges. The nail plate grows forward on the nail bed in a ‘rail and groove’ effect. Nail Fungus (Onychomycosis) A Fungal infection of the nail plate (more common in feet).