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... Over the last 10 years I have had this gradual increase in separation from the nail and the bed on my fingernails. ... (0 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 began to notice that my thumbnails were growing in funny. At the base of the nail, I noticed that there were many vertical ridges. My fingernails look similar but no where near as noticable. They look normal to me. At any rate, my one thumbnail got a single raised vertical ridge which evenually cracked. ... (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)
... as careless and have caught my fingers while closing cupboards or doors, but this was only maybe 2 or 3 times and even then, not all my fingers were impacted. My fingernails have never fallen off before and I have never bitten them. ... (0 replies)
... I can almost use the fingernails of my other hand to catch the ridges and break little pieces off. Same with the area near the cuticle. ... (0 replies)
... My fingernails were very strong and long for the first 50 years of my life, people assumed they were acrylic when I had a manicure. ... (6 replies)
... Due to a medication that I am on for ADD, I stopped biting my fingernails. However, on my thumbs I have pits, ridges and several layers of nail missing. When I used to bite my nails, I would tear of layers of nail at the same time down to the root. ... (1 replies)
... Nail ridging is a sign of a dried out nail plate and the ridges become more apparent as we age. What you are seeing is the rails and grooves upon which the nail plate rides forward on the nail bed. ... (1 replies)
... out to a certain degree because the Matrix does not develop the same amount of nail plate cells, or they are smaller and therefore thinner. The ridging you see on some of your nails is actually the rails and grooves upon which the nail plate rides forward. ... (6 replies)
... Over the past year my nails are getting real thin ..to the point that if I run my nail over my skin it feels like it could cut, the ends on some are so thin you can see right through them, they chip or are jagged, and they have very deep vertical ridges so they are distorting the shape. ... (2 replies)
... thanks for the reply, Marti. (6 replies)
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... YOur fingernails grow forward on the nail bed by a series of rails and grooves. the rails are on the nail bed and the grooves are on the underside of the nail plate. These most resemble the rails of a train track and the grooves of the trains wheels. ... (17 replies)
... If the ridges are NOT TOO DEEP, you can rub them away. I can't recall the name of the file but it has three different colors to it. On one side it is pink, white, and the other side is all gray. You use the pink, then white, then gray for a buffed high shine finish on bare nails. ... (9 replies)
... attach quicker. Maybe I was more focused on pushing back the thumb nail cuticle too rather than the finger nails. ... (17 replies)
... Last year I discovered small black streaks in my fingernails which later spread to my toenails and I had quite a few of them. I mean, one day they were just there! ... (1 replies)
... It could be iron deficiency, it could be that the fingernail was damaged in some manner; however slight. Any trauma to the nail where it emerges from the skin can cause a dent to appear in the nail plate. Horizontal lines are generally classic for Beau's lines - do a web search for that term. Psoriasis of the nails does not appear as horizontal ridges, but as pitted, bumpy... (3 replies)
... As for the ridges in your fingernails, these come from age. ... (3 replies)


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