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Garis Brownish pada Ibu Jari Kaki dan Tangan

Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: February 9, 2020 5:46 AM

noramyliaadena 49 days

Hi Dr!

Is it normal to have a brownish line on the thumbnail? Its scared me a alot.

Dr Sri Viknarajan 49 days
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

For your information, this condition is called as Melanonychia. It can be caused by many factors. For instance:

  • pregnancy
  • racial variations
  • trauma
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • nail biting
  • nail infection
  • viral warts
  • growth hormone dysfunction
  • photosensitivity
  • phototherapy
  • X-ray exposure
  • antimalaria drugs
  • chemotherapy drugs

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online for free. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Sun Feb 09 2020 05:46:18 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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