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Fingernail symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Fingernail symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Fingernail symptoms: Nail symptoms, Fingernail itch, Fingernail bruise, Fingernail blueness, Fingernail bleeding, Fingernail rash, Fingernail lump, brittle fingernails or other types.

Fingernail symptoms: Symptoms affecting the fingernails. See detailed information below for a list of 302 causes of Fingernail symptoms, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Fingernail symptoms:

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Fingernail symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Fingernail symptoms Treatments

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Stories from Users for Fingernail symptoms

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Message Boards for Fingernail symptoms

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Diagnostic tests for Fingernail symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Fingernail symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Inspect fingernails and toenails from the side to determine if there is true clubbing i.e. a loss of the angle between the nail bed and the finger. A subtle sign may be an increased in sponginess of the proximal nail bed
    • Inspect nail for nature of abnormality
    • Temperature, pulse rate, blood pressure
    • Heart and lung examination to detect any signs of cardiac or respiratory disease as a possible cause of finger clubbing
    • Examine for thyroid enlargement, which may be associated with finger clubbing
    • Examine for signs of chronic liver disease, which may be associated with finger clubbing
  • more tests...»

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Medications or substances causing Fingernail symptoms:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Fingernail symptoms as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Fingernail symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Fingernail symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Fingernail symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Fingernail symptoms. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

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Fingernail symptoms: Deaths

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Organs affected by Fingernail symptoms:

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Detailed list of causes of Fingernail symptoms

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How Common are these Causes of Fingernail symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Fingernail symptoms. Of the 302 causes of Fingernail symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 3 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 8 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 288 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Fingernail symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Fingernail symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Fingernail symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Fingernail symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.



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Causes of Fingernail symptoms Based on Risk Factors

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    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Fingernail symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Fingernail symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Fingernail symptoms:

    Subtypes of Fingernail symptoms:

    Nail symptoms (391 causes), Fingernail itch (18 causes), Fingernail bruise (9 causes), Fingernail blueness (12 causes), Fingernail bleeding (8 causes), Fingernail rash (18 causes), Fingernail lump (4 causes), Brittle fingernails (17 causes), Tooth and nail syndrome, Nail abnormality (149 causes), Toenail Rash (18 causes), Toenail bruise (8 causes), White Nails (45 causes), Nail ridges (18 causes), Blue nails (18 causes), Thickened nails (21 causes), Toenail pain (2 causes), Brittle nails (106 causes), Toenail symptoms (302 causes), Brown nails (14 causes), Blue nails in children (11 causes), Brittle nails in children (13 causes), Brown arcs under the nail margins (3 causes), Brown nails in children (7 causes), Chronic paronychia (1 cause), Koilonychia in children (8 causes), Dark nails in children (5 causes), Leuconychia (23 causes), Dilated capillaries of the nail fold (2 causes), Fingernail bleeding in children (3 causes), Fingernail bruise in children (6 causes), Horizontal nail ridges in children (3 causes), Hyperpigmentation of nails (12 causes), Longitudinal nail grooves in children (9 causes), Nail abnormalities (136 causes), Nail abnormalities in children (23 causes), Nail discoloration in children (23 causes), Nail discolouration in children (2 causes), Nail pitting in children (4 causes), Nail shedding in children (13 causes), Oil spots on nails (1 cause), Oil spots on nails in children (1 cause), Onycholysis in children (10 causes), Onychomadesis in children (5 causes), Pale nails in children (4 causes), Peripheral cyanosis in the nail beds (28 causes), Periungual erythema (13 causes), Periungual erythema with edema (13 causes), Pink and white nails in children (2 causes), Pitted nails in children (2 causes), Plummer's nails (25 causes), Pulsations in the capillary nail beds (4 causes), Red purple nails in children (1 cause), Red skin at base of nail in children (1 cause), Ridged nails (22 causes), Separation of the fingernails from the finger beds (25 causes), Separation of the fingernails from the finger beds similar to that in psoriasis (24 causes), Separation of the nail bed (4 causes), Spoon-shaped nails in pregnancy (3 causes), Paronychia (11 causes), Swelling at base of nail (5 causes), Swollen nail (39 causes), Swollen nail of both hands (19 causes), Thick, pitted nails similar to psoriasis (3 causes), Thick brittle nails, Thick nails (33 causes), Thickened nail plate (9 causes), Thinning of nail plate (37 causes), White nails in children (3 causes), Yellow nails in children (5 causes), Acute paronychia (11 causes), Cyanosed nails (7 causes), Fingernail blister (9 causes), Fingernail burning sensation (11 causes), Fingernail cold (9 causes), Fingernail deformity (16 causes), Fingernail infection (12 causes), Fingernail inflammation (11 causes), Fingernail redness (11 causes), Fingernail sensitive (10 causes), Fingernail spasm (9 causes), Fingernail stiff (10 causes), Fingernail ulcer (9 causes), Fingernail weakness (14 causes), Fingers blister (7 causes), Fingers bruise (3 causes), Nail bleeding (1 cause), Nail blister (9 causes), Nail burning sensation (11 causes), Nail cold (9 causes), Nail deformity (18 causes), Nail infection (16 causes), Nail inflammation (12 causes), Nail itch (9 causes), Nail lump (3 causes), Nail redness (12 causes), Nail sensitive (10 causes), Nail spasm (9 causes), Nail stiff (12 causes), Nail ulcer (9 causes), Nail weakness (14 causes), Yellow nail syndrome (4 causes), Gradual development of white nails (2 causes), Gradual onset of brown nails (8 causes), Gradual onset of koilonychia (6 causes), Gradual onset of longitudinal nail grooves (8 causes), Gradual onset of nail pitting (3 causes), Gradual onset of yellow nails (4 causes), Horizontal nail ridges (3 causes), Hyperkeratosis of the nails (3 causes), Red purple nails (1 cause), Toe nail blister (6 causes), Toe nail spasm (10 causes), Spoon-shaped nails (22 causes), Toe nail inflammation (9 causes), Toenail sensitive (7 causes), Toenail swelling (9 causes), Toenail infection (10 causes), Toenail stiff (11 causes), nail rash (10 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Fingernail symptoms:

    Finger symptoms (1615 causes), Nail symptoms (391 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Toenail symptoms (302 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Toe symptoms (1171 causes), Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes)

    Symptoms related to Fingernail symptoms:

    Nail symptoms (391 causes), Toenail symptoms (302 causes), Fingernail itch (18 causes), Fingernail bruise (9 causes), Fingernail blueness (12 causes), Fingernail bleeding (8 causes), Fingernail rash (18 causes), Fingernail lump (4 causes), Brittle fingernails (17 causes)

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