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How does heart disease etc. Cause curved fingernails?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: 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 nail is pressed. This condition is also known as nail clubbing. Curved fingernails are associated with heart problems, lung disease, and other underlying health problems. However, it can also be caused without any health problem.

In brief: 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 nail is pressed. This condition is also known as nail clubbing. Curved fingernails are associated with heart problems, lung disease, and other underlying health problems. However, it can also be caused without any health problem.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Related
The exact cause is not known bu ti is likely related to the lower levels of oxygen in the blood which may stunt or alter the development of the growing nail plate from the nail germinal matrix.

In brief: Related
The exact cause is not known bu ti is likely related to the lower levels of oxygen in the blood which may stunt or alter the development of the growing nail plate from the nail germinal matrix.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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