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Clubbing Of Fingers
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
Can cuticle biting lead to clubbing of affected fingers? Recently i noticed one of my nails is curving down. I bite frequently, had an infection once.
Clubbing of Fingers: While clubbing can be idiopathic, here are the causes of clubbing by organ system: thoracic, bronchial lung ca (though usually not small cell lca) chronic lung suppuration (empyema, abscess, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis) fibrosing alveolitis, mesothelioma, tb, cardiovascular cyanotic congenital heart disease, endocarditis, atrial myxoma, gastrointestinal irritable bowel disease, other causes. ...Read more
I have clubbing fingers, numbness , restless legs, hemoptysis, weakness, bone pain, wrinkled fingertips.What disease can cause these symptoms?
Likely lung disease: With the symptoms especially and clubbed fingers, I am guessing possible pulmonary ie lung disease. Please seek a physician for comprehensive check up. ...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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