One of the main causes is trauma to the nail, such as bumping or bumping the nail, which can cause the nail to break or stop growing, creating a white line. A deficiency of zinc, iron or protein in the diet can also cause white lines on the nails.

Health conditions such as psoriasis, lupus, Raynaud’s disease or fungal infection can also cause white lines on the nails. In some cases, white lines on the nails can be a sign of more serious health issues, so it’s important to see a medical professional if the lines are sudden, multiple, or accompanied by other symptoms.

What to do in case of white spots on the nails?

There is no known treatment to remove white spots on nails. However, they eventually disappear naturally as the nail grows, although this process can be slow.
White spots on nails are usually caused by minor injuries, nutritional deficiencies or minor fungal infections.

Here are some tips to maintain your nails and keep them healthy:

Maintain a balanced diet: Be sure to get enough nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, and protein, to help maintain your nail health.

Avoid Harsh Chemicals: Avoid exposing your nails to harsh chemicals such as nail polish removers and household cleaners.

Use moisturizing hand cream : Moisturize your hands and nails regularly using a moisturizing hand cream.

Keep your nails clean and dry: Avoid keeping your nails wet for long periods of time and be sure to dry them thoroughly after washing.

Trim your nails regularly : Trim your nails regularly and file them gently to avoid rough or jagged edges.

Avoid biting or nibbling your fingernails : Avoid biting or nibbling your nails, as this can damage the cuticle and cause infections.

Wear protective gloves : If you work with your hands or have to come into contact with harsh chemicals, wear protective gloves to protect your nails and hands.

By following these simple tips, you can maintain the health and beauty of your nails. If you notice any unusual changes in the color, shape, or texture of your nails, see your doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.

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