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A 46-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me if clubbed nails disfigure the finger or toe ?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stuart Plotkin
Podiatry 43 years experience
Clubbing: Clubbed nails are a disfigurement, a true clubbed nail can be associated with serious ailments- but is very uncommon. See a dermatologist or podiatrist. Disfigured nails can be anything, fungus, injury etc.
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Dr. Tariq Niazi commented
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
for Clubbing of nails , see Your PCP or an Internist to have a cardiac/pulmonary systems checked out.
Dec 22, 2013
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Yes: They can cause disfigurement to both.
Last updated Apr 1, 2015
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