Dermatologists may be known as skincare specialists, but many are experts at treating nail problems and hair disorders as well.
While yellow, damaged or brittle nails can make you feel self-conscious, they’re actually an important indicator of your overall health. Nail problems are often the first sign of a more serious condition, from anemia to liver disease, and the sooner you see your dermatologist, the faster your medical team can determine how the rest of your body is functioning.
Nail disorders are most often caused by the following issues:
With expertise in treating nail and hair disorders, Dr. Cobb can diagnose your disorder and determine if there’s a more serious health condition that requires additional medical care. To schedule your examination, contact Cobb Dermatology & Aesthetics in Central Virginia at 434-947-5321.