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I have recently discovered dents (or ridges) in my fingernails. What does this mean?

By Anonymous April 22, 2009 - 12:42am
 
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I have dents on all of my fingernails except one. They did not used to be there! What is wrong? I am taking vitamins, and I believe I am relatively healthy. I am 19.

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Anonymous

My husband recently noticed all his nail beds but thumbs have formed a dip in them.. He has always had thick nails . his thumbs now are growing upwards...help

April 1, 2015 - 8:48pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Try this site http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/multimedia/nails/sls-20076131
It shows some nails and gives clues to the issues

November 30, 2015 - 10:01am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Have you gotten a response yet to your question? I just discovered a dent in both my thumb nails.

August 26, 2015 - 3:51pm
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Anonymous

I have really weird ridges in my nails and it started in my thumb than out started to become in all My finger nail. It's like 5
of them i have .no o idea what it is and it Looks disgusting

October 6, 2013 - 8:50pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I have the same thing!!

November 28, 2013 - 3:05pm
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Anonymous

I got the dents when I started taking Pro gene a testserone enhancing over the country supplement they have grown to the tops of my fingers. Now I have stronger more healthier nails. ???????

May 29, 2013 - 9:54pm
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Anonymous

Most of the time it is a calcium or protein deficiency.

May 9, 2012 - 12:11pm
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Anonymous

I have kidney stones and before I knew what was wrong and they started moving, and the pain came.. BOTH times (years apart)... I developed dents in my thumbnails first (2nd time was all my fingernails). I believe that your fingernails can tell you when something is wrong in your body.

March 22, 2012 - 3:31pm
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Anonymous

Nopp i dontt have any of these things!! Theyy just appeared after taking nail polish off.. Its soo ugly!! Is there any way i can get rid of themm?? :'(

February 28, 2011 - 7:30am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

USE A REAL FINE SAND PAPER, AND SAND YOUR FINGER NAIL SMOOTH, UNTIL THEY ARE FLAT N SMOOTH!!

March 27, 2015 - 6:50pm
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