These are listed below:
- Yellowish, thickened, slow-growing nails indicate that the body has been affected by a lung disease, such as emphysema.
- If a person has yellowish nails with a slight red blush at the base, it implies that the person might have diabetes.
- Sometimes, white nails are indicators of liver diseases like hepatitis.
- Researchers have often proven that often, the associated condition with red nail beds is linked to diseases of the heart.
- Kidney diseases may be diagnosed, sometimes, if the person has half white and half pink nails.
- At times, people see a painless increase in the tissue around the ends of their fingers, even inversion of the nails, often known as clubbing, indicating some kind of a lung disease.
- An often seen condition of the nails is, when there are dark lines beneath the nails. This implies a disease known as melanoma.