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... Hey everyone, just a little concerned about how wavy my thumb nails are becoming. I recently had some blood work done and everything looked alright on it. I thought maybe someone on here would have some ideas. ... (1 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
... Horizontal grooves or wavelike patterns going throughout both thumbnails. They don't hurt but I have noticed that I have a hard time growing those nails out. My thumbs cuticles are always dry and are always pushed back. My guess is that my cuticles never sit onto my nail so my nails grow groovy. ... (3 replies)
... I've had this issue for as long as I remember. I have it on both nails of my thumb. It's never caused any problems but anyone know what it is and how to treat it? ... (3 replies)
Horizontal Ridges
Nov 20, 2006
... A while back I noticed some fairly deep horizontal ridges on all of my fingernails. They aren't discolored or anything and it seems like I get them on each finger at the same exact time and they grow out then a while later I'll see another on each finger. ... (5 replies)
... with vertical ridges on the two middle nails on each hand. My thyroid is slightly underactive and monitored. I have had a lifelong habit of picking at my cuticles. ... (2 replies)
Deep ridges?
Feb 18, 2006
... I was just doing my nails today and I noticed that I have very pronounced longitudinal ridges on all of my nails except for the thumbs and forefingers on each hand. My nails have always been very strong and healthy, so I like to keep them fairly long. ... (1 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)
... 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)
... 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)
Vertical ridges
Nov 5, 2004
... The ridges you are seeing are normal. When they appear in younger persons, it is usually a sign that the nail plate has become dried out. ... (1 replies)
Vertical ridges
Nov 4, 2004
... I have developed raised vertical ridges in all my nails, the worst are my thumbs.I've read on several sites this could be from malnutrition,but I don't feel that is the case.I also have been feeling pretty lousy.I went to the DR. ... (1 replies)
... oil at night on cuticles. This has helped. ... (9 replies)
... can happen at any age, but is more prone to becoming apparent as we age. The ridging is actually the 'rails and grooves' upon which the nail plate rides forward on the nail bed. When the nail plate becomes dried out, these rails and grooves become apparent on the nail plate surface as ridges. ... (4 replies)
Habit tic
Sep 30, 2008
... way along the nail from the cuticle. My dad told me it was genetic, but after seeing pictures of habit tic thumbs I am convinced it's the same. ... (0 replies)
... I have ridges in both my thumbs and one of the nails continually splits vertically. I trim them and have been using solar oil but it still grows with the split in it. ... (0 replies)

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