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... 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)
... ail from the cuticle, it starts to curve sharply down. The curve is so noticeable, if I try to put acrylic nails on, the end of that nail bends down so much that my natural nail hangs down under the acrylics. ... (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. I could go 5 years without a single one breaking or chipping. ... (6 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)
... ridges etc. When I have all my info I check with my Dr. ... (4 replies)
... I've been reading a lot on this board, however, I have not come across anything that sounds similar to what I have. ... (4 replies)
... As it became apparent that it was not regrow properly, I consulted with my doctor who quickly replied that it would do so given some time. ... (2 replies)
Strange Fingernail
Jan 12, 2007
... I have one strange fingernail I've always wondered about. It is paper thin and breaks every time it starts to grow. It has very deep vertical ridges, more like grooves. ... (2 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)
... 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)
... My husband's pinky and ring fingernail has formed a point, like a rooftop, sloped on both sides, begginning from the cuticle to the end of the nail. ... (1 replies)
... tic' habit such as biting down on the nail plate at the base of the nail, or simply from scratching the area with another fingernail. ... (9 replies)


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