Nail clubbing

What is Nail clubbing?

Nail clubbing is a deformity of the fingers and fingernails associated with a number of diseases, mostly of the heart and lungs.

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hello, I just had an X-ray of my chest. it says that " Bilateral hilar congestion with prominent broncho vascular markings- Bronchitis".
I'm...

doctor1 MD

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There are 2 issues that need to be resolved here:

1. Acute cough and fever since few days (4-5days) with X XXXXXXX...

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Dear Dr XXXXXXX
I am 36 years old. I have nail and thumb clubbing since the age of 24. I did chest X XXXXXXX ECG, Eco doppler test at the age of 28...

doctor1 MD

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I apologize for the delayed response.

Clubbing is a sign that is detected by keen observation by an experienced clinician....

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I have a question regarding lung cancer. I'm a long time (8years) smoker who smokes about 10 cigarettes a day. But I'm also very physically...

doctor1 MD

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Nail clubbing is loss of the dip in the angle formed by the nail and the skin of the finger immediately behind the nail...

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