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Why is the skin under my nails very dark?

Monday, 04 April 2005
Answered by: Dr. Sanjeev Kandhari
Consultant Dermatologist,
Batra Hospital and Research Centre,
New Delhi
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Q. The skin under my nails is very dark (almost black). Is this a deficiency? Can I do anything to remedy it?

A.  Darkness under the nail could be either drug induced or fungal infection, you will have to get tested for this.

A.  Darkness under the nail could be either drug induced or fungal infection, you will have to get tested for this.

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