Abnormal fingernails or toenails can have various causes and aggravating factors, and finding these means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose abnormal fingernails or toenails, we could:
The Analyst™ is our online diagnosis tool that learns all about you through a straightforward process of multi-level questioning, providing diagnosis at the end.
Aside from injury, are your fingernails or toenails at all unusual? For example, white spots/areas, pale, unusual color, weak/brittle, lines/ridges/grooves, widened, or curved up/downwards? Healthy nails are smooth and strong with a uniform pink nail bed.
Possible responses:→ Not applicable / don't know
→ No, my nails are normal and healthy
→ Yes/probably I have some nail abnormalities