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Enlarged Finger Tips (Definition)
Clubbing is a condition where the nails and tips of the fingers become rounded and somewhat enlarged (so that they look like clubs). The reason this occurs is unknown, but it is associated with breathing problems or lung diseases. ...Read more
Many causes`: There are many causes of nail clubbing. The most common is lung disease, then heart disease, gastrointestinal (as malabsorbtion), liver disease (cirrhosis), thyroid and even a congenital born defect called eisenmenger syndrome. ...Read more
Clubbing: Clubbing = thickening/ widening of fingers & toes due to ^ in distal soft tissues which is often associated with diseases of heart & lungs ...Read more
See doctor: This is a physical finding on exam in which the fingers appear rounded like "clubs" however it is difficult to describe and takes experience to correctly recognize. If you think something looks wrong, best to ask your doctor about it. ...Read more
Idiopathic clubbing.: Live with it. Be certain the many causes of clubbing have been investigated. ...Read more
Treat the cause: Treat the condition causing the clubbing. Clubbing is usually the sign of an ongoing medical process. ...Read more
Finger Clubbing: Three: finger clubbing occurs in stages. First the base of the nail (nail bed) becomes soft and the skin next to the nail bed becomes shiny. The nails then curve more than normal when looked at from the side and this is called scarmouth's sign. The ends of the fingers may then get larger and are called drumstick fingers. ...Read more
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Nail clubbing: Nail clubbing is often related to lung or heart conditions. Have you checked with your regular doctor? Otherwise, unfortunately there are not good treatments for clubbing. Please go see your doctor. ...Read more
Describes the bulbous, clublike deformation of the distal portion of the fingers and toes resulting from connective-tissue proliferation. Clubbing may be hereditary, ie, primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, but, more often, it is acquired and is associated with a number of infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic, and vascular disorders. It may occur with several lung diseases.
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Clubbing: Clubbing is not a disease, but is usually a sign of some underlying condition, particularly lung or heart disease. If you had TB at a young age, it may have influenced the bony development of your fingertips. Clubbing can also be hereditary or familial. Hereditary digital clubbing may be associated with skin changes, coarsening of the facial features, and excess sweat and sebum production. ...Read more
I got really nervous and angry when my husband is going out clubbing and I satay home, I got mad, I am pregnant 15 weeks can it harm baby?
Hmmmm. . . .: I don't know about direct physiologic damage to your baby, but it seems you're stewing in a very painful situation with your husband. Have you talked with him about these issues of his continued clubbing, with a baby on the way? How it makes you feel? 9 months' pregnancy allows the 2 of you to solidify your relationship, so that your baby has a good foundation. Couple's counseling could help. ...Read more
My brother is 23 yr old....he has got clubbing. After a master check up his final report says bilateral type 1 renal disease. Is it a seriouscondition?
Circulatory affect: Could be genetic or a sign of underlying cardiovascular disease but usually causes multiple finger deformities. Lone clubbing possibly due to injury to vascular supply locally in that area/ digit. ...Read more
Eardrum damage?: Significant damage to the point of high tone deafness is reported in people exposed to loud noise. ...Read more
From low O2: Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, or clubbing of the nails, occurs because of long-term deprivation of oxygen in the small arteries of the (small) bones. Certainly that can happen from COPD, especially if u have the chronic bronchitis type of COPD. Oftentimes its associated w/ smoking, so if u smoke, QUIT! The changes won't get worse if u do. (They won't get better, unfortunately: bone changes r perm ...Read more
Fingers Clubbing: You may not be able to improve this. But, stopping smoking has got to be the first and most important answer. ...Read more
Yes: Visual inspection of same fingers on each hand placed nail to nail for obliteration of diamond-shaped window is fairly sensitive. Normal nail angle is 165 degrees or less (see diagram) I examine the nails from the side carefully. Usually, it's very obvious. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Clubbing...: Clubbing is a nonspecific finding that can be seen in both benign and malignant conditions. Often clubbing is related to an intrathoracic process particularly involving the heart or lungs. ...Read more
Gave birth last july 23 via cs. Last oct. 5, I went clubbing and danced. Will it harm my incision?
If you are not: Having pain or discomfort, you should be fine. Ask your OB if there are any restrictions now. ...Read more
Significance of bilateral clubbing of toenails only? No clubbing of fingernails at all & only 2nd, 3rd, and 4th toenails affected on each side.
CLUBBING: True clubbing is an abnormal finding and may be seen with underlining lung disease. You need an exam labs and cxr. Also podiatrist EVAL to screen for fungal disease ...Read more
Wait: Loud music from a night club can result in your hearing temporarily diminishing and ringing. After a period of days to months, the hearing should improve. ...Read more