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... I have a question in regards to ridges on nails. Marti, I've read some of your posting in this regards, but I think my mom's situation is different. ... (1 replies)
3 split toenails
Sep 28, 2006
... which seemed to be causing the split. She said she could see ridges on some of my other toenails that weren't split so I'm thinking this is how the 3 that are split started out. Makes me think maybe it is the same problem that you recommend the oil for. ... (2 replies)
... it depends on what is causing it. ... (4 replies)

Ridges...
Dec 8, 2004
... You can never get rid of the ridges because they are the rails and grooves upon which the nail plate rides forward. As we age, or as our nails become dried out, the rails and grooves appear on the surface of the nail plate as ridges. ... (3 replies)
Nails
Jan 28, 2004
... The ridges you see are actually the rails and grooves upon which the nail plate rides forward. These ridges become more apparent as we age, or if our nail plate becomes excessively dry. ... (1 replies)
... If they are vertical, it could be splinter hemoraghes. These usually occur due to some sort of trauma and are the result of voids in the nail plate cells which fill with blood. As they reach the free edge, the nail plate layers can split laterally, but usually do not split vetically. ... (3 replies)
My stupid nails!!
Jul 28, 2003
... My concern is the nail that splits up the center. Is this just a high ridge and it splits as it becomes free edge, or is it a split that has developed nito two separate portions of the nail plate with a layer of hardened skin separating the two halves? ... (3 replies)
... To begin with, your age has caught up with you where your nails are concerned. ... (6 replies)




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