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... It's a Splinter Hemorrhage all right. they always appear at the cuticle line and grow out with the nail plate. Sometimes the nail plate will develop cells with voids between them. As they grow forward from deep within the matrix, they fill with blood from the underlying nail bed. ... (5 replies)
... A splinter hemorrage is simply a void in the nail plate cell production from the matrix or root. The void will fill up with blood from the nail bed and look much like a tiny splinter underneath the nail. ... (1 replies)
... If it were a splinter hemorage, then it would be growing forward with the nail plate and the line would not continue to grow from under the cuticle. If the line is wider than a splinter and there is no break in the line from the cuticle to the free edge, then I would also suspect melanonychia. ... (3 replies)

... Does the white cumbly part start at teh cutilce and go to the middle of the nail plate, or is it from the middle to the free edge? ... (14 replies)
... Splinter hemorraghes can be a sign of heart problems, but generally are a different 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. ... (6 replies)
... A thin, black verticl line in the nailplate is called a splinter hemorraghe. ... (3 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. If they are very tiny and look like splinters, they are nothing to worry about. ... (7 replies)
... I have had a black line that starts at the top of my toenail and grows downward. It widens at the top as it grows down, and looks like it has white ridges on each side. ... (1 replies)
... generally developes in the matrix and is evidenced by a brown, fairly wide line that extends from the matrix all the way to the free edge. A nail mole can be benign or malignant and should be immediately seen to by your physician. ... (5 replies)
... If it is very tiny and looks like a splinter, it is simply a splinter hemmoraghe and is nothing to worry about. ... (1 replies)
... I just cut most of my nails off so the "splinters" are gone. I hate it. So now it's just barely a little tiny "splinter". When I was young I used to get warts on my finger nails. It kinda looked like that at first. Like a seed in a wart. Gross I know. ... (9 replies)

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