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... however slight. Any trauma to the nail where it emerges from the skin can cause a dent to appear in the nail plate. ... (3 replies)
... I'm glad to hear I'm not just a freak and someone else has the nail issue i have. haha. ... (3 replies)
... Just in the past year one of my fingernails occasionally is dented in, kind of bumpy horizontally across the nail where the nail begins. ... (3 replies)

... I went further than usual in biting my nails and unfortunately damaged the cuticle. As a result of this, I believe, my thumb nail is dented about halfway up the nail and is overall dented above that halfway point to the tip. ... (1 replies)
... I have been a nail technician for 37 years now and rarely use my nippers. The ONLY time I use them is if there is skin sticking up in the air waving at me. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, I have seen this before and it WILL heal, but the damaged portion will have to grow out with the nail plate. DO NOT keep pushing on the soft part of the nail. These are 'baby' nail plate cells and are supposed to be soft. ... (6 replies)
... seen this before, where the nail has a dent like I described? ... (6 replies)
... The portion of nail plate as it emerges from underneath the cuticle area is very soft. these cells are 'new' and have not lost their inner material and become hard. ... (6 replies)
... I wrote a few days ago and am awaiting a dermatologist appointment. My nail started peeling at the base a few weeks ago.Now right by the cuticle it's dented with a little vertical crack which bleeds. It started to hurt last night and on and off tonight again. Parts of it feel soft. ... (6 replies)
Dented thunb nail
Feb 13, 2006
... If you bumped the nail matrix, even the slightest bump, it can cause an indentation in the emerging nail plate. If it was caused by trauma, the dent will gorw out with the nail palte until it reaches the free edge and is filed off the length. ... (2 replies)
Dented thunb nail
Feb 12, 2006
... i have recently noticed the nail on my right thumb has grown dented. what causes this and what can be done to correct it. ... (2 replies)
... I was looking on here for information on the same thing. My nails have ridges and indents too. I found a site with info that said it could be due to an iron deficiency. The term they used was Koilonychia. I'm hoping someone will reply and help us both! (3 replies)
... Yes thats exactly it, they only form around the tips of my fingers, and beside my nails. The nails themselves dont look pitted perse, they look warped or dented and they peal away from the nail bed. ... (4 replies)
Dented thunb nail
Feb 15, 2006
... I had that too, and also on my right thumb! it went away after a few years. Not sure how I got it either, maybe banged it up and at the time didn't notice what happened, not sure if it grew out or disappeared! (2 replies)
... december I caught my thumb fingernail in a heavy door. It was painful like any stubbed nail but the stinging subsided in a few minutes and there was no visible injury. ... (2 replies)

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