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Fingernails turning black

I noticed Thursday that my fingernails are turning black (looks as if I have black dirt under the part of the nails that have grown into a length above the skin..  My nail bed is a purplish color.  My nails do not look like normal nails which they did the last i had noticed before Thursday.
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You need to see a doctor.
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Nails can turn black from meds/chemotherapy/aids/bacteria or
fungal conditions. Like pre-post, need to go to Dr.
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Kathy:
Here is a page of nail abnormalities.

Nail Abnormalities: Clues to Systemic Disease
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20040315/1417.html


Carol
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