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Nail pitting in one nail

Patient: I have nail pitting in one fingernail . should i be worried ?



Symptoms: No symptons



Doctor: Hello,Thank you for your query at AskTheDoctor.comI understand your concern.Will you be able to upload an image o f what kind of pitting you’re getting? Normally if one nail is involved, it’s mostly a temporary manifestation. So do not worry.But still, I would like to see the picture of the nail and give my opinion.Feel free to discuss further,Regards.

Comments / Follow Ups

Patient: here is a picture of the nail – its just on one so I’m not really sure why its there . many thanks

Patient: here is another picture

Doctor: This looks normal. Such changes are momentary and it will get better. Please do not worry


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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