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My husband 47 yrs old has flat nail beds on his fingers. This is new. Is it a sign of some health condition?

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Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

Nail changes can be seen due to anemia, malnutrition, thyroid, lung, heart, or liver disorders among many other reasons.
It is worth a visit to a primary care provider for evaluation.

In brief: Possibly

Nail changes can be seen due to anemia, malnutrition, thyroid, lung, heart, or liver disorders among many other reasons.
It is worth a visit to a primary care provider for evaluation.
Dr. David Krulak
Dr. David Krulak
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Abnormal Nail Beds

This problem with the nail can be caused by iron deficiency anemia.
The depression is developed thru iron anemia but can also be genetic as an autosomal prevailing trail or it can be linked with other syndromes and causes such as: Impaired circulation peripherally, Thyroid dysfunction, Musculoskeletal conditions, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Renal disease, Other causes

In brief: Abnormal Nail Beds

This problem with the nail can be caused by iron deficiency anemia.
The depression is developed thru iron anemia but can also be genetic as an autosomal prevailing trail or it can be linked with other syndromes and causes such as: Impaired circulation peripherally, Thyroid dysfunction, Musculoskeletal conditions, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Renal disease, Other causes
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dentistry

In brief: Iron deficiency

Try taking an iron supplement.
It will take time for the nail to show improvement.

In brief: Iron deficiency

Try taking an iron supplement.
It will take time for the nail to show improvement.
Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dr. Pamela Asseff
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