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Nail clubbing...anyone had this? If so, what caused it?!

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123girlsandboys321 Tue 15-Nov-16 20:48:24

Been to the docs (again) and I definitely have nail clubbing on my fingers...he's referred me for further tests but didn't seem sure about what would be causing it. If anyone has had this/currently has this and wouldn't mind sharing the cause I'd be very grateful! Tia

Footle Tue 15-Nov-16 22:24:14

I haven't had it and I'm not any kind of health professional, but I believe it can be associated with some diseases of the lungs and/or heart, which alter the blood supply to the fingers or toes.

123girlsandboys321 Wed 16-Nov-16 08:43:28

Thanks, yeah they are the only causes I've heard of...hoping that isn't the case though!

heebiejeebie Wed 16-Nov-16 08:51:12

Some people always have it. Runs in families. Is yours def new?

123girlsandboys321 Wed 16-Nov-16 16:36:33

Yeah def something new for me...no one in my family has it either. Very odd

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