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391 Possible Causes for Nail Abnormality, Normal Body Growth

  • Iron Deficiency

    Patients may have pica, an abnormal craving to eat substances (eg, ice, dirt, paint).[] During pregnancy, your body needs more iron than normal to support your developing baby. Not eating enough food that contains iron.[] […] first few days of treatment Increase in reticulocyte count (red blood cell precursors) and haemoglobin concentration within a week Slow recovery of tongue papillae , skin, nails[]

  • Anemia

    Pregnant women are especially susceptible to anemia because the body must produce much more blood than normal to support the growth and development of a baby, and without[] During pregnancy, your body needs more iron than normal to support your developing baby. Not eating enough food that contains iron.[] CD children present with features of nutritional cachexia with normal fat stores but depleted lean mass.[]

  • Dermatitis

    The following conditions may affect patients with DH, especially when it is associated with coeliac disease: Aphthous ulcers and angular cheilitis Dry skin, nail and hair[] Malassezia yeasts are normally present on the skin in sebum-rich (oily) areas of the body, such as the face, scalp, trunk and back.[] […] and hair abnormalities Dental problems: thin enamel Neurological problems: ataxia (loss of balance), polyneuropathy, epilepsy Heart problems: pericarditis and cardiomyopathy[]

  • Goiter

    A thyroid goiter occurs when your thyroid gland grows larger than normal. Your thyroid makes hormones that help control your body temperature, heart rate, and growth.[]

  • Neuropathy

    Liver disease leads to chemical alterations of the blood, disturbing normal nerve conduction.[] Increased growth hormone production in acromegaly causes abnormal bone growth, with joint enlargement, entrapping the nerves.[] Hypothyroidism leads to slowing of metabolism, retention of fluid by the body, and swelling of the tissues, which can put pressure on the nerves.[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    During pregnancy, your body needs more iron than normal to support your developing baby. Not eating enough food that contains iron.[] Iron deficiency anemia is also caused by growth spurts in infants and teenagers, or heavy bleeding with normal menstruation.[] […] to recover 5 Heavier or longer than normal menstrual periods Uterine fibroids, which are noncancerous growths in the uterus that can cause heavy bleeding Increased need for[]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Introduction Abnormal levels of circulating thyroid hormone (thyroxine) and underlying diseases may lead to alterations in the appearance of skin, hair and nails .[] This hormone also plays an important role in the normal growth and brain development of children.[] The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in the neck that helps regulate how quickly or slowly the body uses energy.[]

  • Onychomycosis

    What Does a Fungal Nail Infection Look Like? Onychomycosis presents as nail abnormality or a progressive degeneration of the nail tissue (dystrophy).[] However, heat should exceed 45 C as normal body temperature (37 C) is the optimal growth temperature for fungi [ 8, 13, 14 ].[] Nail abnormalities affect about 7% of the adult population.[]

  • Onychia

    Drug-induced nail changes are caused by drug usage which may result in various abnormalities.[6]:665–6 Treatment[edit] In approximately half of suspected nail fungus cases[] […] of the fungus, which are normally present in the dead cells of the human body; however, damp and warm conditions regulate their growth and proliferation An advancing age[] External links [ edit ] Fungal Nail Infections - explanation covering causes, treatment, and prevention Links to pictures of Nail Diseases (Hardin MD/Univ of Iowa) Nail Abnormalities[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Factors that can cause the fungus to become more visible include high humidity, as well as immune or hormone abnormalities.[] For instance, some species of grasshopper will thermoregulate to achieve body temperatures that are 2–5 C higher than normal in order to inhibit the growth of fungal pathogens[] Cutaneous mycoses [ edit ] Cutaneous mycoses extend deeper into the epidermis , and also include invasive hair and nail diseases .[]

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