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I have developed very deep horizontal ridges on my left

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I have developed very deep horizontal ridges on my left thumbnail The nail is also dented and misshapen I haven’t damaged it in anyway and although I feel perfectly fit and well I understand it can be a sign of an underlying issue
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: i haven’t. I’m not on any medication
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: apart from ibuprofen for the occasional headache I don’t take anything. I’m not allergic to any medication
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no

Good afternoon, I am Dr Elliot. Thank you for your question. Are you able to provide a photo of this please? thanks

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Thanks, ***** ***** something called Koilonychia, the most common cause to this is iron defiency. If you haven't had one recently, I would suggest you arrange a blood test with your GP to check for this

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Great thank you

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