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Nail Psoriasis (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

If there are changes in the nails such as discoloration (white spots or yellowing areas) or pits or if the nails seem infected or are painful, see a doctor.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/1/2014

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