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... When I woke up this morning I had a straight dark line on my fingernail (light brown) It looks to be part of the fingernail. It extends from the top of the nail to the bottom. Any idea what it is? (0 replies)
... I have a light brown one that starts at the cuticle and continues the length of my fingernail right down the center. I was going to post the same question on here so that some one may be able to help. I've only had mine for about 3 months. ... (2 replies)
... I've had this line on my fingernail for about 9 months now. Sometimes it hurts really bad, sometimes it doesn't. There is a strip of skin or something that grows under my fingernail where the line is and it grows along with my fingernail. ... (0 replies)

... Thanks very much for your reply. The black line on my nail is very thin about 1mm. I scheduled with the doctor this Thursday. Could I ask after you did the biopsy, what kind of the surgery did you have? ... (16 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)
... what is a black line under fingernail? ... (1 replies)
... The black line is a continuous line, no breaks, and has been growing out like this for several months now. ... (3 replies)
... My DD has a brown strip running down her fingernail. One derm. ... (0 replies)
... and I found another thread from this website that seemed like someone might have had this before. One thread provided a link to pictures, and my nail looks like one of the pictures. ... (3 replies)
... rifice is worthwhile. I have to reschedule my appointment with the doctor next week due to the fact that I have just had my first baby this Monday. Everything is a mess now and I don't have the energy to go out for the first week. ... (16 replies)
... I have only seen photographs of the surgery. Yes, the nail will always grow "funny". Since the line is continuous, I would figure it to be a nail wart which is what they are commonly called. ... (3 replies)
... A nail melanoma is a growth in the matrix where the nail plate cells are developed. the result is always a brown line that runs from under the proximal nail fold to the free edge. A white line is more than likely a ridge on the nail bed. ... (16 replies)
... I have a similar problem. I can't remember for exactly for how long I have a dark brown line on my thrumb. But i think it is probably less than a year. I am 33 years Asian famale. After reading a lot articles, I am very concerned it could be a kind of dangerous skin cancer like the lady mentioned above. ... (16 replies)
... I need a biopsy, so I went to the surgeon, and his way is to remove the entire thumb nail. I thought they would make a hole or something to that effect. I think removing the entire nail is a bit extreme. ... (1 replies)
... I have problems with my nails and one day i saw a black mark under my nail, kind of like the one you have, but mine wasnt a line just a mark. ... (4 replies)
... American female and have had a light brown line a little to the right of the center of the pinky fingernail of my left hand for about 3 years. I just noticed it one day and it hasn't changed since the first day I noticed it. ... (4 replies)
... I have a red ridge across the bottom of each nail where the "moon" usually is, it stayed for a few days and then returned to normal. ... (0 replies)
... oduce the correct amount of nail plate cells from the portion of the matrix that produces the cells that touch the nail bed, then the splinter hemorraghe will be a consistent problem. If there is a void in the cells that is a permanent condition, then the void will continually fill with blood from the nail bed. ... (11 replies)
... I'm 25 y.o. female of South Asian descent. My grandma has these as does my aunt and friends. Mine started as a gray line like a thin pencil mark on left ring finger 4 years ago, and due to searching it online, I did get into panic mode. My derm took pics and told me to monitor it over time. ... (0 replies)
... It sounds like it is just one of the rails on the nail bed showing through the nail plate. If one of the rails enlarges, it appears as a pinkish line from the cuticle to the free edge. Try using a good quality nail and cuticle oil to keep the nail plate hydrated. ... (1 replies)


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