Characteristics of spoon-shaped nails
Sometimes nails appear more sunken in the center than at the edges. They are generally called spoon-shaped nails.
Symptoms of spoon-shaped nails
Sunken nails, nails with raised edges, spoon-shaped nails.etc
Causes of spoon-shaped nails
The main causes that lead to the formation of this type of nails are:
- Body problems: Certain diseases such as anemia, may cause spoon-shaped nails.
- Nail injuries: Pounding of nails against objects can damage the base of the nail, causing abnormal growth.
Prevention of spoon-shaped nails
To prevent sinking nails we would have to consider the following tips:
- Protect your nails with gloves whenever they are going to to be subjected to any possible aggression. When washing up, gloves should be used.
- Take a medical checkup. If spoon shaped nails do not response to the above prevention tips, it is advisable to visit your doctor to diagnose if this anomaly responds to a health problem.
More information about spoon-shaped nails and its natural treatment in the listing above.
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