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Vertical lines
Apr 6, 2006
... well the title says it. i have vertical lines on my fingernails. its most noticeable on my middle finger on the right hand. ... (4 replies)
... See a dermatologist. Could be splinter hemmorages. Could be heart disease. Sometimes, skin cancer shows up in the nails as black lines. Not trying to concern you, I'm just saying there's so many things it can be you should just have it looked at. (1 replies)
... I recently started to develop vertical black lines, quite thin and short, running down my nails. There are multiple black lines next to each other on more then 4 fingers. I noticed that both my hands have the black lines on the same spots as each other, which is odd. ... (1 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)
... It sounds like excema to me as well because it is characterized by white vertical lines. Yes, one can aquire disorders in the nails as well as excema and psoriasis are not only skin disorders. ... (1 replies)
... To add insult to injury, my nails are 'lumpy' or 'bumpy'. I don't believe I have vertical ridges, but I am quite certain I have horizontal ridges. ... (0 replies)
... so far it's only one toenail, I have beau's lines on all toenails and some fingernails. I am a 41 yr old female and don't wear nail polish or have fake nails. ... (0 replies)
... they look like tiny little splinters in the nail plate that run vertical with the nail plate. They are caused by voids between the nail plate cells which occur during production and fill up with blood. ... (7 replies)
... the grooves are on the underside of the nail plate. You can actually see this if you look closely at the underside of the free edge. You will see 'streaks' or lines under the free edge. ... (6 replies)
... il developed some weird thinning of the nail with white debri under it. It came and left, but now it's back. Right now my thumbail is thinner than the rest of my fingernails and it has visible vertical lines going down the nail. Also, the edges and the top of my nail are really white and weak compared to my other nails. ... (2 replies)
... Don't "assume" it is benign and don't assume it is melanonychia unless it has been diagnosed by a physician. If the lines are appearing on more and more nails and are becoming wider and darker, you should go to your doctor. ... (3 replies)
... I now have stripes of unsightly dark lines on all of my fingernails, and on some of the nails on my toes as well. They seem to keep on coming, and once they come they are permanently there. ... (3 replies)
... thing all together. They are mostly caused by tiny voids in the nail plate cell production. They fill up with blood from the nail bed and appear as tiny black lines that look much like you have a splinter under your nail. Your nail plate will ride forward on the nail bed much like a train rides forward on its tracks. ... (6 replies)
... I just noticed that 3 of my fingernails on my right hand have a tiny, vertical black line on them. Barely noticeable on thumb and first finger, and slightly longer and darker on middle finger. ... (6 replies)
... If the lines are vertical and indented, they are probbly Beaus Lines. If they are vertical, they could be nail moles in the matrix. ... (3 replies)
... A nail mole can be a potentially serious problem - especially if it is malignant. If the wide bands run horizontal, rather than vertical, they could be Beau's Lines. If they are Beau's Lines, they are characteristic for African Americans and are generally inherited from what I can find out. Do a web search for Beau's lines. (11 replies)

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