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Toes, and more specifically, your toenails, can offer quite a lot of insight into your general state of health. For example, pitting of nails and increased nail thickness could be manifestations of psoriasis; nails that are rounded inward instead of outward can foretell iron-deficiency anaemia; and a whitish (sometimes also darker colours) discolouration of the nail could point to a fungal infection. Consult your doctor when you notice any discoloration or infection on or about the nail. Read more about feet on Health24


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Amanda is OIA's new IT person - in charge of all things technological, including the development of our new-look website. Oddly enough, she comes from a biochemistry background... go figure.
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