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... I have had VERTICAL ridges on all my fingernails for about 2 years and recently read Martis advice on this problem. ... (6 replies)
... i have ridges on ONLY my toenails and NOT my fingernails. ... (1 replies)
... The ridges are there because if they were not there, the nail plate could not grow forward on the nail bed. As I said, the ridges, for whatever reason, will sometimes grow upward. ... (3 replies)

... How can someone have a normal life with 3 or 4 split in two fingernails! You would be prone to infection and it would just make life unbearable! I thought ridges were signs of something metabolic. WHY are there ridges...This is worrisome....Can anyone else offer any ideas? ... (3 replies)
... The vertical ridges CAN turn into permanently split nails as well. Let me explain a little before I get any further. ... (3 replies)
... en completely split in two for some months now. It seems to be growning this way. My primary doctor couldn't help, just said to keep it short so it doesn't snag on anything. Is there a medical reason this has happened? ... (3 replies)
... Vertical ridging is a sign that your nail plate is dry. The ridges you are seeing are actually the 'rails and grooves' upon which the nail plate rides forward. When the nail plate becomes dried out, the 'ridges' will appear. ... (1 replies)
... I was reading on another forum about the lil moons on your fingernail.This person said if your moons disappear then it means you have a vitamin difficiency. ... (1 replies)
... I have ridges on my fingernails which run from the base of the nail up to the tip. I've been told this might be due to some sort of vitamin deficiency, but I've been unable to get more detail. ... (9 replies)
... Over the last 10 years I have had this gradual increase in separation from the nail and the bed on my fingernails. ... (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)
... As we age, which begins in our late teens, the nail plate can become dried out and the ridges upon which the nail plate rides forward on the nail bed become apparent on the surface as vertical ridging. ... (1 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)
... 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)
... well the topic pretty much says it. i am 25 year old female and i have terrible vertical ridges on all of my fingernails. so bad that it misshapens some of my nails after they get longer. i know this often happens as one gets older. ... (1 replies)
Vertical ridges
Apr 5, 2007
... I have vertical ridges on almost all of my fingernails and they split. I have tried everything . Any ideas? ... (2 replies)
... The nail plate rides forward on the nail bed much like a train rides forward on its tracks. ... (6 replies)
... To my knowledge Solar Oil wont cure ridges. The shape and lines of the nail are all determined before they grow out. The matrix of the nail could have either been damaged or just the way it is shaped. deleted (6 replies)


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