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... brown spots on the skin around my nails and on my palm and tops of my hands and they do hurt as well. I also get the lines in my nails too. ... (1 replies)
... Everything I've read concerning white lines on the nails says it could be from a vitamin deficiency to a kidney disorder. ... (6 replies)
... No, they aren't bruises. All nail technicians are taught in school that they are voids in the nail plate cells that fill up with blood from the underlying tissues. ... (6 replies)

... lol yes I also get them, but I really thought they were splinters so I would try to take them out, but they I was getting more and more of them, and they were in to deep to be a splinter and to often. yes I haven't looked at them in a long time, but just looking now, I see that I have 4. but they are not that bad. ... (6 replies)
... Hey thanks for the info Marti! Yeah, they look just like splinters. Now the one on my first finger has gone away, but the other two haven't changed. Gosh, I would hope that if there was something wrong with my heart that there would be SOME other kind of symptom besides just this! ... (6 replies)
... Splinter hemorraghes can be a sign of heart problems, but generally are a different thing all together. They are mostly caused by tiny voids in the nail plate cell production. They fill up with blood from the nail bed and appear as tiny black lines that look much like you have a splinter under your nail. ... (6 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)
... so far it's only one toenail, I have beau's lines on all toenails and some fingernails. I am a 41 yr old female and don't wear nail polish or have fake nails. ... (0 replies)
... See a dermatologist. Could be splinter hemmorages. Could be heart disease. Sometimes, skin cancer shows up in the nails as black lines. Not trying to concern you, I'm just saying there's so many things it can be you should just have it looked at. ... (1 replies)
... I recently started to develop vertical black lines, quite thin and short, running down my nails. There are multiple black lines next to each other on more then 4 fingers. I noticed that both my hands have the black lines on the same spots as each other, which is odd. ... (1 replies)
... start well above cuticle and end well before tip (2 replies)
... If they are tiny little lines that look like splinters, they are nothing to be concerned about. Splinter Hemorraghe occurs when there are voids in the nail plate cell production which fill up with blood from the underlying nail bed. They will grow out with the nail plate. ... (1 replies)
... of my big toenails, I have horizontal indentations. My other toenails are pretty tiny, so I haven't seen anything on them. Haven't noticed anything weird with my fingernails either. ... (2 replies)
... What do the brown lines look like? ... (2 replies)
... There are visible vertical lines in my nails and you can feel them if you run a finger or nail crosswise on the fingernail. Any ideas? ... (1 replies)
... Do yours sound like the same type of lines that I have? ... (7 replies)
... More than likely it is from excess downward pressure on the free edge which is why sometimes you see it and sometimes you don't. I have seen this in the salon when one of the nail techs would file the nail with too much pressure when prepping the nail for an acrylic overlay. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. I have looked this up on the Internet and my lines don't look anything like this. ... (7 replies)
... The little white "jagged" lines are called Leuconychia and are usually caused by voids in the nail plate cell production. Some people get them all the time, some people get them some of the time and some people never get them. ... (7 replies)
... I've recently discovered white lines across my fingernails on my third finger and slightly on my two index fingers. They are two bands that run parallel to the lunule. They start in the middle of the nail. I'm reading this is a protein deficiency but can't imagine since I get plenty of protein. ... (1 replies)

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