Diseases & Conditions

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Ridges In Your Fingernails: Causes & How To Treat

Your fingernails do more than aesthetics – it can say much about your health. Your nails respond to health conditions like thyroid disease, kidney problems, and even stress by changing appearance. Ridges is one of these expected changes, although both vertical and horizontal ridges are not harmful. Symptoms and Causes of Ridges in Fingernails There …

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Red and white blood cells

Agranulocytosis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, & More

Agranulocytosis is a rare condition that occurs when the bone marrow does not make enough neutrophils, the white blood cells needed to fight infections. Neutrophils make up the largest portion of white blood cells in the body. Neutrophils are a critical part of the body’s immune system. They are often the first immune cells to …

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