A quick check and quick response is crucial

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We introduce the “Main aspects, ways of prevention and methods to deal with nail diseases” on this website.

Did you know diseases of the nails begin to occur without our knowledge? Even though the symptoms are minor, they tend to be the start of a more serious disease. Furthermore, it is possible for changes within our bodies to manifest in our nails.

Therefore, when you think "oh? The colour and shape of my nails are different" there is a strong possibility it’s a disease of the nail, which could also be caused by atypical changes in the body.

Speedy discovery and speedy treatment is thought to be crucial for disease. If you feel even the smallest changes in your nails, you should look into it before the symptoms become worse.

Also, it is common for symptoms of the nail to be very similar. Avoid self-diagnosis by looking at pictures online and thinking "It’s fine because it's different to mine". Don’t underestimate any of the symptoms.

If you feel any changes to the nails, we recommend a diagnosis from a professional doctor. If you feel uncomfortable with the initial diagnosis, it could be effective to look for a second opinion.

Disease names/symptom

Listed diseases of the nail

Separated into sections for "Disease name" "Symptoms" and "Treatments and prevention".

※The disease can occur by a range of causes including internal or infectious, innate or acquired.

Look at images of nail diseases.

Separated into sections for "Disease name" "Symptoms" and "Treatments and prevention".

※Identical symptoms may have differing appearances.

Basic Knowledge

What you should know

At times, the nail informs us the changes that are occurring in our body.

When healthy, the nails are a pinkish colour and the surface is very clean, but when you notice abnormal changes to the colour and shape of the nails it would be advisable to be concerned for a nail disease. A speedy solution and treatment is essential.

So many people are affected without knowing!?

The most major nail disease is probably "athlete's foot".


"I thought athlete's foot only occurs on the toes?"


Although it is commonly thought so, it is natural that the fungus causing athlete's foot to spread to the neighbouring nails.


Be careful of athlete's foot!

The fungus responsible for athlete's foot is Trichophyton. If it isn't fully treated the disease will keep reappearing, and is very dangerous due to being extremely contagious to surrounding people.


It is commonly thought that "Athlete's foot should be itchy. I don’t feel itchy so it's fine" however there are variations of athlete's foot which doesn’t cause itchiness. Speedy discovery and speedy treatment is recommended.It is commonly thought that "Athlete's foot should be itchy. I don’t feel itchy so it's fine" however there are variations of athlete's foot which doesn’t cause itchiness. Speedy discovery and speedy treatment is recommended.

Diagnosis from the change of colour

Health check from colour changes

Changes to the colour of the nails are the warning signs of internal abnormal changes in the body

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Warning

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Symptoms are different for each case of the disease. If you feel that symptoms are different to usual, make sure you get a diagnosis from a medical professional alongside a second opinion.

Symptoms may vary for each individual. Please only use the information from this website as guidelines. Depending on the symptom, the disease may be contagious or caused by internal problems. If you feel even the smallest discomfort, it is highly recommended that you visit a medical proffesional for diagnosis.

Furthermore, if symptoms don't improve after treatment from a medical professional, or you feel suspicious of their diagnosis, it is recommended that you get a second opinion. It is probably better to avoid self-diagnosis.

Eggshell nails

Eggshell nails

We introduce information of eggshell nails on this page. Causes include unhealthy diets and internal diseases of the body.

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