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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Clubbed Fingers: Clubbed fingers is a symptom of disease, often of the heart or lungs which cause chronically low blood levels of oxygen. Diseases which cause malabsor ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Nail clubbing: Causes of clubbing:- congenital injuries severe chronic cyanosis, lung diseases like empyema, bronchiactesis, carcinoma of bronchus and pulmonary tub ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Clubbing: Poor oxygen supply can result in bluish fingers and soft curve to finger nails .This is also found in people with ling disease such as chronic obstruc ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Curved nails: Curved fingernails are characterized by the curving down of the tip of the nail. The nail bed is softened and there is a spongy sensation when the nai ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Do you cut nails: If someone does not cut their nails and let them grow longer and longer they will eventually curve and look like claws. This is known as onychogryphos ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
It should: If you lose your current nail, the new nail that grows in should grow normally. This assumes that the trauma did not damage the nail matrix which live ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Lunula: I believe you are referring to the lunula or "little moon" seen under your fingernail most prominently on your thumb. It is an area of less developed ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Nail hygiene: The less you do the better --avoid nail polish and nail polish remover as much as possible and definitely avoid "fake" nails ---do not pick at nails o ... Read More

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