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... The Solar Oil will help, but please remember that ridging is something that comes with age because the nail plate dries out to a certian degree. When the nail plate cells are developed deep within the matrix, they aren't as fat and plump as when you were younger. When the inner material of the cells dries out, they 'hug' the nail bed much tighter and follow the shape of the... (6 replies)
... pplying WAYYYYYYYYYYY too much. When you take the brush out of the bottle, that is enough for all 5 nails on one hand. Swipe the brush across the nails and the thumbnail and them massage into the nails and cuticles. ... (6 replies)
... You may have two different things going on here: Fungis is characterized by nail plate separation, thickening, yellowing and apparent debris in the area of separation. Fungal spores live deep within the tissues of the nail bed. They eat the proteins in the nail plate as 'food' and need the moist environment of the feet to live. Killing fungal spores can take upwards of a... (2 replies)

... he dent just started yesterday and is freaking me out, it looks awful. I don't care what it looks like, it's just scaring me because it looks serious with dents, ridges and peeling. I don't think this is a fungus, I think it was caused by me always picking and cutting my cuticles. ... (6 replies)
... If the nail is continuing to grow forward on the nail bed and is a healthy pink color, it is fine. (4 replies)
... I have also filed my nail so that the ridges are not as noticable. I work in retail, and everytime I hand someone their change, my ugly thumb is right there. ... (4 replies)
Thumbnail Damage
Oct 18, 2004
... This is a 'nervous tic' habit, much like nail biting is. I would suggest wrapping her thumbs at night with some of those thumb cots. or even a thumb splint so she cannot dig at the nail plate. To help heal the damaged portion, go to Sally Beauty Supply and get a bottle of Botanical Oil from the nail department. Apply it to her cuticles and then massage into the cuticles and... (4 replies)
Thumbnail Damage
Oct 17, 2004
... My 6 year old daughter has caused significant ridges in her thumbnails from unconsciously digging at them with her fingernails. ... (4 replies)
... to brush on the nails and it didn't work completely but helped with the smaller nails. As a matter of fact, the fungus spread to my finger nails and now my thumbnail looks deformed with bumps and ridges on it. ... (5 replies)
Habit tic
Sep 30, 2008
... For years my thumbnail has had horizontal ridges and an extremely large bump about a 1/4 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. For as long as I can remember, going on +18 years, I have always rubbed and bitten the cuticle. The only difference I can see from others, is... (0 replies)
... My thumbnail has ridges accross it, side to side. One of the ridges developed into a snag and I tried to pull it off. This created a small hole in the nail, near the cudicle clear through to the nailbed. ... (3 replies)
Confused
Mar 20, 2007
... been reading alot on the internet and now alittle scared. i have horizontal ridges only on my left thumbnail. i saw that having this means you may have a chronic illness. been tested for everything under the sun everything was ok. ... (1 replies)
... Also along the edge of one thumbnail there are black lines under the nail. The nails are very sore, have ridges, and in addition, my fingertips suffer from excema so severe they crack and bleed. ... (4 replies)
... 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. It is growing in but I can still see the raised ridge. ... (1 replies)
... There is general, uneven warping and lateral ridges with these nails and parts of them have shapeless white splotches. ... (18 replies)




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