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... The 'moon' or 'lunula' you see is actually the leading edge of the matrix, which is where the nail plate cells are born. The moon is most prominent on the thumb nails and can be seen on the index fingers and the middle fingers, but is rarely seen on the ring fingers and (almost) never on the pinky fingers. This is natural! If one has very thick natural nails, the moon... (4 replies)
... and they have dissappeared in a relatively short period, COMBINED with nail darkening, then it could be a sign of a health condition. That being said, people's moons naturally dissappear as they get older. If it bothers you, ask your doctor. ... (4 replies)
... im the same as you! I dont have any moons on my finger nails but i do have little ones on both of my thumb nails..whats hypothyroidism? ... (4 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. If your matrix is dissappearing, it "can" be a sign of vitamin difficiency, but only your doctor can diagnose that problem, so I suggest a visit to... (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.I no longer have the lil moons on my fingers except for a small amount showing on my thumbs. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for all the info :) (4 replies)
... I only have a tiny "moon" on each of my thumbnails, but none of my other nails. I read somewhere that it could indicate hypothyroidism, does anyone know if this is true? Or is it just normal for some people not to have them? Thank you (4 replies)
... Ridges in the thumb nails that have troughs parallel to the cuticle are usually due to having pushed the cuticle back so far that it is no longer in contact with the new nail being formed. The cuticle is what smooths out the nail as it progressively grows out. ... (17 replies)




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