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... I reeeeeeally dont want to scare you here, but here it goes and im sorry in advance! ... (4 replies)
... American female and have had a light brown line a little to the right of the center of the pinky fingernail of my left hand for about 3 years. ... (4 replies)
... Please see a dermatologist or oncologist soon. Melanoma is a possibility. There is a particular type of melanoma that develops under the nail bed, normally the large toe or thumb nail. Often the first sign of it is a line as you described. ... (4 replies)

... If the line goes from under the skin at the cuticle and continues to the free edge, it could very well be a "nail mole" which may or may not be cancerous. ... (4 replies)
... A horizontal brown line is classic for Beau's lines. A vertical line is classic for a nail melanoma that is growing in the matrix. Please see your dermatologist. ... (1 replies)
... Thank you! I will do just that! I appreciate your advice. (4 replies)
... I would see your dermatologist. It could be an infection in the Matrix or it could be a nail 'mole' which can be benign or malignant. ... (4 replies)
Line in Great Toe
Dec 24, 2007
... Marti, the brown line did not start in the matrix, it actually started in the middle of my nail and did not go to the free end. It grew out then reappeared. Does melanoma disappear then reappear? ... (5 replies)
Line in Great Toe
Dec 24, 2007
... I would have your doctor, dermatologist or podiatrist look at this. A brown line that starts in the matrix is usually a sign of nail melanoma. Remember, ANY change in the nail plate is cause for concern. ... (5 replies)
Line in Great Toe
Dec 23, 2007
... inch long and about as wide as a hair. It was located about half way up the nail and not quite to the free end. It grew out and about a month later, another appeared. ... (5 replies)
... th inch vertical line in my right thumbnail. ... (1 replies)
White line in nail
Nov 27, 2006
... Did you see anything on the nail bed after he removed the nail plate? ... (3 replies)
... Is there not anyone who could please offer me some advice or answers to my questions? Please? :confused: Marti, you seem to answer a lot of posts with good information and advice. Would you be able to help me at all? Thanks (4 replies)
... I am a 29 year old male living in India. ... (0 replies)
... I have a brown vertical line on both middle fingers. Are these lines anything to be concerned about? ... (0 replies)
... The line is light brown from the cuticle all the way to the end. ... (0 replies)
... A nail melanoma is a growth in the matrix where the nail plate cells are developed. the result is always a brown line that runs from under the proximal nail fold to the free edge. A white line is more than likely a ridge on the nail bed. ... (16 replies)
... Any change in the nail plate is cause for concern and a brown vertical line that runs from under the proximal nail fold at the cuticle line all the way to the free edge can signify a nail malanoma in the matrix. You should see your doctor or dermatologist. ... (1 replies)
... A green to black discoloration in the nail plate is classic for a Pseudomonas Bacterial infection. ... (5 replies)
Line on nail
Aug 4, 2005
... He did take a picture of it, though, and said that he wants to look at it again in 6 months, if it's still there. He says if it's still there in six months, but hasn't changed at all, then he'll not need to see it again. ... (5 replies)

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