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What causes some of my fingernails to curl and bend downward when they get long?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
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Is it happening in all your nails? Anything unusual in look or texture or sign of infection?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It's only my index finger on my left hand and my middle finger on my right hand. There is nothing unusual as far as I can tell.

Thanks for the information.

If you do not have any other symptoms or illness, then this is insignificant and are harmless.

Curved nails are actually an indication that something is going on in your body, but not the illness by itself. It has been associated with lungs problem, vitamin deficiencies, and may run in families too. Since you do not have any illness, no action required.

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