We are very aware that we must pay a visit to the doctor if mole or stain with unusual color, shape or size occurs on the skin. But does the same goes for nails? Have you ever heard of someone having cancer on the nail(s)?
Yes, the same goes for nails as well, although it is a rare occurrence, all cancers that attack the skin can develop on the nails and toes.
In fact, the cancer itself does not develop on the nail but on the tissue under the nail.
Usually, a light brown line under the nail appears at first, and then it spreads and becomes a thick dark line.
But fortunately not all such occurrences have to be a sign of cancer. In some cases the lack of certain vitamins and minerals in the body, or sometimes a mechanical injury.
Also, it can be a sign of lack of oxygen in the blood, heavy metal poisoning, problems with the kidneys, but also some other dangerous diseases.
So as soon as you notice some change on the nails you must see a doctor. No matter what it is, if detected in time, the chances of complete successful treatment are very high.
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