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... You sound like me. :) I've been frustrated with this for over 6 months now, and it's driving me crazy....I posted a blurt about it a few weeks ago. My line sounds similiar to yours. It's never very dark (purplish-bronzy), it's barely 1 mm wide, but it looks like it doesn't go all the way down, most of the time. With a light source behind my thumb, it clearly doesn't go... (4 replies)
... It sounds more like a nail 'mole' to me which grows in the matrix (the half-moon part). Nail moles can be cancerous, so you should see your physician for a diagnosis. If they do find a melanoma, they will have to cut it out and your nail will forever grow in damaged if it grows in at all. (4 replies)
... brown lines down the middle of the nail, but my situation is a little different. I have had this dark thin line down the middle of my thumb for over a year now. Sometimes the dark line is from the cuticle to the tip and sometimes it only covers half the nail. ... (4 replies)

... l for several years and didn't want to take prescription drugs because of all their negative side effects. About 2 months ago I started rubbing vinegar into the cuticle around the nail twice a day. Recently I also noticed a dark spot emerging from the cuticle area. ... (5 replies)
... It has now migrated to the top edge of the nail and the cuticle and bnottom area are clean. Good luck! ... (5 replies)
... it almost looks as if I have a blood blister starting to come out... I have not smashed my finger so I do not see why it would be blood..If I push my cuticle back I can see that it does extend back.... of course I cant tell how far but If anyone knows what this may be please Email me.. ... (5 replies)
... What you have is called Pterygium and is a forward growth of the cuticle at the proximal nail fold - the portion of skin that touches the nail plate. This is a condition that requires a physician to surgically remove that portion of skin that grows forward covering the nail plate. Every time you cut it back yourself, it grows back with a vengeance. Every time you cut it, it... (6 replies)
... About a month and a half ago, I slammed my middle finger in a door. It immediately turned a dark purple and swelled up, but went down in about a week. ... (0 replies)
... for about 5 months. It is still brown at the cuticle and now the skin on the toe next to the cuticle is turning the same color. Thanks for all of the information. I thought my appointment was Monday but it is 2 weeks from Monday. ... (6 replies)
... ve been on medication for 4 months treating it as fungus but it is only looking worse. It is becoming darker with weird colors in the middle and the skin by the cuticle is getting dark. My toe has not hurt at all until the last couple of weeks,now it aches sometimes. ... (6 replies)
Toenail Biopsy
Jan 21, 2015
... it was somehow different. It had become a stripe that starts at the base of my toenail and goes all the way to the top with the colors varying from light tan to dark brown. After some research, which by the way was pretty scary, I made an appointment to have it checked and was told it needed to be biopsied. ... (0 replies)
... and at times the toe feels numb. I can't keep it constantly elevated. The area just below the cuticle is very red and "angry" and there seems to be a dark brown stain around the side of my nail bed on the skin and around the top. ... (0 replies)
... after a hiking trip i developed what i now know to be a subungal hematoma on the greater part of my big toenail. the swelling and pain subsided. a few weeks later, my toenail hasn't grown out except for a dark red sort of indentation at the very base (where nail meets cuticle), at the injured part of the nail. i think the nail must be detaching itself, but does it take this... (4 replies)
Vicks vapour rub
Mar 31, 2009
... Bacterial infection, specifically Pseudomonas, will begin with a yellowish discoloration then go through the stages of light to dark green to brown to black. ... (10 replies)
Injured toenail
Mar 14, 2009
... The dark color was a hematoma caused by the trauma. ... (1 replies)
Whose fault is it?
Dec 18, 2008
... Mold is not a human pathogen, mold grows on cheese, etc. A light green discoloration that changes to dark green to brown to black is classic for a Pseudomonas Bacterial infection. It can grow on or under the nail plate. ... (5 replies)
... I don't know about skin disorders, so you may want to see your dermatologist. (3 replies)
... If it is in the nail plate, it could still be from trauma, however slight. Is there a tiny depression where the spot is? (3 replies)
... I have a light brown one that starts at the cuticle and continues the length of my fingernail right down the center. I was going to post the same question on here so that some one may be able to help. ... (2 replies)
... Or should I maybe have some surgery to implant new skin...I'm concerned because I know that cuticle grows from this skin and also it keeps the whole nail stable and healthy. ... (3 replies)

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