Have you noticed a change to any of your nails lately? A change in color, texture, or shape can be harmless, but it can also be a sign of disease. If you notice any of the following changes to a fingernail or toenail, it’s time to see a board-certified dermatologist.

  1. Dark streak
  2. Nail lifting up
  3. Redness and swelling around a nail
  4. Color changes
  5. Pitted nails
  6. Deep grooves (or gaps)
  7. Thick, overgrown nails (Ram’s horn nails)
  8. Thin, spoon-shaped nails
  9. Washboard nails
  10. Clubbing (Curved nails)