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    Default Interesting Find- Nails

    I was looking for some pictures of Raynaud's syndrome to see if there were any others than the classic bright blue and full white fingers when I ran across this. These nails (bottom of the nail to be exact) look EXACTLY like mine and imagine my surprise when it said "Puffy Nail Fold
    If the skin around the nail appears red and puffy, this is known as inflammation of the nail fold. It may be the result of lupus or another connective tissue disorder.
    http://forum.xcitefun.net/what-your-...th-t37599.html
    (it is about halfway down the page with the picture)

    Did anyone else know this? Does anyone else's fingers look like this?
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    Very Interesting Tgal

    I have the puffy nail fold and the cracked, peeling nails.

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    I have it a little on only some of my fingers. My doctor looks at my nail beds very closely every time I see her.

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    very interesting! I knew about the ridges (I have psoriasis) but I also have always been prone to split nails and there was a thyroid issue suspected this past year. I also get that puffy nail fold but it's not all the time and not on all nails.
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    Thanks tgal, that is so me... Puffy Nail Fold
    Also I have Pale Nails - Very pale nails are sometimes linked to aging. But they can also be a sign of serious illness, such as: • Anemia
    And I also have uncontrolled anemia for over 6 months and I am also aging (if 48 is getting old)
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    WOW! That was really interesting! My nails also look that way!
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