Heart disease : 12 warning signs appearing on the skin (II)

Heart disease : 12 warning signs appearing on the skin (II)

Heart disease : In the previous article, it has been pointed out that when symptoms of heart disease develop, there are signs of a warning on the skin and nails, and some of them are mentioned.

Follow this article to get along with other symptoms of heart problem, which can prevent irreparable damage, and treat your doctor more quickly.

7- Red or purple lines under your nails

What it may be telling you:

These lines can be a sign of heart problem or another condition.

Medical name: Splinter hemorrhage (line often looks like a splinter stuck under the nail)

8- Smooth, waxy lumps on your skin

What it may be telling you:

You have protein deposits in your heart or another organ.

They often indicate that there is an abnormal structure of the protein in a member, such as the heart.

These protein masses can be lead to in the heart

  • Tighten the wall of the heart muscle.
  • This protein accumulation can make the muscle of the heart weaker
  •  It also affects the electrical rhythm of the heart.
  • This condition reduces blood flow to the heart.
  • Ultimately, the heart will no longer be able to pump blood.

Medical name: Nodules of systemic amyloidosis (“nodule” means lump and amyloidosis refers to the type of protein that has built up)

9- Painful lumps in your fingers, toes, or both

What it may be telling you:

You have an infection in your heart or blood vessels.

If you have a heart infection known as infection endocarditis,

These painful lumps can develop in your fingers, toes, or both places.

The lumps can last for a few hours to several days.

While the lumps go away on their own, patients need treatment for the infection.

Because this infection is caused by bacteria, antibiotics can often treat it. Sometimes, surgery is also necessary.

10- Brownish (or reddish) discoloration, usually on your sole(s) or palm(s)

What it may be telling you:

You have an infection in your heart or blood vessel.

The points at the end of this patient’s foot are also symptoms of infections of the heart called infection endocarditis.

Unlike Osler nodules, these spots are painless.

These spots will clear without treatment, usually in a few days or weeks. The infection requires treatment.

Medical name: Janeway lesions, which are named after an American doctor, Theodore Caldwell Janeway.

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American Academy of Dermatology

collected by :

Dr. Afsaneh Amin Ghafouri

About Afsane AminGhafouri

Dr Afsane Ghafuri
My name is Afsaneh Amin Ghafouri I have PhD degree in Agroecology from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. I have over 8 years of experience working in agricultural science as Medicinal Plants scientist. Currently, I work as a Senior Researcher (R&D) at Parsi Teb Herbal Pharmaceutical Company since 2017. I have written more than 100 articles on medicinal plants and their application in traditional medicine. Teaching experience for 8 years in the field of medicinal plants.

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