First, you should know that those white spots on fingernails are caused by air bubbles under the nails or can be caused by minor nail injuries.
You should also know that these white spots can also be inherited, but in some cases may indicate serious medical problems.
So if you see white spots on your nails, you should see a doctor. White spots on the nails may indicate the appearance of warts or fungus, psoriasis or eczema, which can damage your nail.
These small nail spots can also be one of the seven warnings of sarcoidosis, a disease that affects skin, lungs and other organs. When the nail is soft and has white spots can be nail fungus. You should know that this may indicate that there are some thyroid disorders like hypothyroidism. If the nail line is low, it means that the disease was discovered in the early stage.
You also have to know that if you notice two horizontal lines on the nail surface, it’s necessary to see a doctor. This may portend a heart attack, Hodgkin’s disease, malaria.
And if you notice two narrow horizontal lines on one or more nails it’s a sign that albumin (protein) in the blood is low. The ugly part is that this disease may cause acute and chronic disorders, such as internal kidney, liver and heart disorders. But don’t worry, in most cases is the inflammatory response of injuries or infections.