Terry's nails

What is Terry's nails?

Terry's nails appear pale proximally which extends halfway up the nail and darker distal band,often eliminating the lunula.The condition is due to a decrease in vascularity and an increase in connective tissue within the nail bed.It is seen in states of stress (e.g. advanced age, liver disease/cirrhosis, renal failure, CHF, DM2, hyperthyroidism). Also described as Brown arc near the ends of nails.

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Hello…I am 48 yo female. I drank heavy for many years…about 10… and then when I tried to stopped, I would binge very few months for several days. I...

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My nail beds are white and the luna is gone except for my thumbs.

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I have protruding veins in my inner right wrist. I also have issues with the thumb and index finger of that hand having occasional pain, itching,...

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It appears to be due to the carpal tunnel syndrome, It may need release of the pressure of the c.t.syndrome. Happens due to the inflamation of the...

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