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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Fingernails: Go to uptodate.com or wikipedia for good discussion.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Usually not: This usually is from a stressful event in life that interrupts nail growth.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Infection is: possible. See this Mayo Clinic article to find ways to decrease chances of infection when wearing artificial nails. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy- ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Because they: can harbor bacteria or other germs.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Biotin is: A vitamin good for skin, hair and nails not necessarily prenatal can be taken anytime.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Only 2 flat nails: suggests heredity or nail trauma to base at site of matrix. Nothing to worry about but unlikely you can really change them, sorry
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Can't say for sure: This is an interesting question without a definitive answer. No one knows for sure but the most thorough answer i found is it could be due to "poor ci ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Despain
37 years experience Dermatology
Lunula: Some people have 10/10 lunulae (moons), some have none, some have a number in between, but there is nothing abnormal about seeing lunulae ( or not ). ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
The lunula is the: Oval or crescent shaped germinal matrix peeking out under the eponychial fold. Since finger shapes and nail shapes differ, not all have the same size ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Can't say for sure: This is an interesting question without a definitive answer. No one knows for sure but the most thorough answer i found is it could be due to "poor ci ... Read More
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