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... What makes thumb nails get horizontal ridges on them (0 replies)
Horizontal Ridges
Nov 20, 2006
... A while back I noticed some fairly deep horizontal ridges on all of my fingernails. They aren't discolored or anything and it seems like I get them on each finger at the same exact time and they grow out then a while later I'll see another on each finger. ... (5 replies)
... The ridges you are seeing are actually the rails and grooves upon which the nail plate rides forward, much like a trail rides forward on its tracks. The rails are on the surface of the nail bed, and the grooves are on the underside of the nail plate. ... (1 replies)

... Hi, I am a 40 year old male, and about 10 years ago I developed these ugly horizontal ridges in the center of both thumbnails and my thumbnails are bumpy. ... (1 replies)
... I'm in my early 20s, and as long as I can remember, my nails have always been the way they are right now. I've noticed many ladies with lovely nails that have a wonderful curvature to it, but mine are rather flat and wide. ... (0 replies)
... I did a bit of reading and first would like to share what I know about the trauma ridges because I had them. My right hand was crushed between rollers and this crush interrupted the growth of the nails. ... (0 replies)
... Go see you dr. - preferably a holistic one - and get some bloodwork done. I started having the same problem a year or so ago and had bloodwork showing deficiency of iron, vit d, mag and was hypothyroid. I don't know which of these causes what you have, but one of them causes it. (4 replies)
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... On both of my thumbs I have horizontal ridges.They showed up at first just one ridge that was smooth, than more kept coming. Now both my thumb nails have these ridges and there deep and rough.They have a darker tint to them kind of browish yellow. My nail will grow and they continue to be there. ... (4 replies)
... ndition. Any change in the nail plate is cause for concern, and this seems to be of BIG concern. Usually if the matrix is damaged, it will sink inward and form horizontal ridges, but if the matrix is increasing in size, there is definatly something wrong. She may have to see an internist in case it could be something systemic. ... (1 replies)
... with vertical ridges on the two middle nails on each hand. My thyroid is slightly underactive and monitored. I have had a lifelong habit of picking at my cuticles. ... (2 replies)
... The horizontal ridges are still on both of my big toenails. They are currently in the middle of both toenails and they are growing out with my nails, but more ridges seem to come back as my nails grow. One toenail had two ridges at one time, while the other had just one. ... (25 replies)
... Your horizontal ridges just sound like you stubbed it funny, dropped something on it, or changed your diet in the past three months. ... (25 replies)
... The only thing that will actually "kill" the spores is the Lamasil, but it can take up to 6 months to do so. You are on the Lamasil for 3 months, off for 3 months, then back on for 3 months. ... (25 replies)
... my toenails got these deep grooved ridges, horizontal ridges and I developed dents on my thumbnails...although the ridges are better now and less visible, I still have them. And for a month ago I stated to get the black lines under my nails again. ... (1 replies)
... I'm glad to see this post as I've been on the net for 2 months searching for the cause of the horizontal lines esp. on my thumbs, but also on my fore finger. I also have ridges on fore and middle fingers. ... (7 replies)
... The nail plate rides forward on the nail bed upon a series of rails and grooves much like a train rides forward on its tracks. When the nail plate becomes dried out, these rails and grooves become apparent on the nail plate as vertical ridges. ... (1 replies)
... Everyone has nail ridges, but ot everyone can see them. The nail plate rides forward on a series of rails and grooves much like a train rides forward on its tracks. ... (17 replies)
... To begin with, keep them OUT of yoru mouth. If you could see your nails under very high magnification, you would be surprised at the amount of bacteria there is on your skin and nails. ... (4 replies)
... There's a vertical ridge going up the center of the thumb nail and horizontal ridges going up along the vertical ridge all the way up the nail. On both thumbs. I'm pretty sure it's a biting situation and I'd like to cover them up somehow but I don't even know where to begin. ... (4 replies)


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