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Q: How do you get rid of ridges in your fingernails?
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What causes deep lines rivets in fingernails?

The deep *vertical* lines in your fingernails are genetic. If you have *horizontal* ridges in your nails, you should see a doctor.

My gay friend said that if the ridges on your fingernails are vertical it means you are gay Is this true my ridges are vertical?

With that baloney he is really insulting your common sense.

What causes fingernail ridges?

Most ridges on the fingernails are caused by normal aging and are common. Some ridges though might be an indication of an underlying health problem especially if there is a change in color.

I have ridges on my nails and I don't eat veggies and fruit is that the reason for the ridges also how can I treat them?

In many cases, changes in the appearance of fingernails can be the first sign of an undiagnosed medical problem such as a circulatory problem, respiratory disorder, iron deficiency anemia, or thyroid disease. Such signs as ridges in the fingernails, discolorations, and changes in the contours of the nail base can be important signs of illness. With that in mind, maybe we should be scrutinizing our fingernails more often! Consult your doctor.

What causes large ridges in your nails?

Having vertical (longitudinal) ridges on the fingernails refers to the presence of tiny raised lines or ridges that run up and down the length of the nail. Ridges are among the different kinds of nail abnormalities that can develop due to aging, nail injury, or underlying medical conditions.Many people notice an increase in vertical ridges of the fingernails as they age, and this can be a normal development. Aging has been described as the predominant cause of vertical ridges on the fingernails.Onychorrhexis is the medical term used to describe longitudinal ridges on the nails that often accompany brittle nails.

Are ridges on the fingernails a sign of disease?

As far as I know they can be a sign of calcium deficiency. You can also get white lines under the nails which can be caused by this or by damage (banging, trapping fingers etc...).

How do i get rid of eye crust in the morning?

Either with a warm damp face cloth or your fingernails - both require gentleness! Avoid flicking into your eye tho

How to get rid of dead skin around my fingernails?

Soak your nails in warm water for about 5 minutes, then scrub them with a towel.

What is the Name of five fingernails?


What can you do for a child that picks their fingernails out?

you duct tape their fingernails and when they forget that the pick their fingernails and then its all done

Are fingernails proximal to the wrist?

The fingernails are distal to the wrist. The wrist is proximal to the fingernails.

Why do who have fingernails?

People's fingernails are designed to protect the ends of our fingers, which are much more delicate than fingernails are.