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Anyone Know What This Brown Line Growing On My Fingernail Could Be
Melanonychia: Longitudinal melanonychia may be a sign of subungual melanoma (acral lentiginous melanoma), although there are other diagnosis such as chronic paronychia, onychomycosis, subungual hematoma, pyogenic granuloma, glomus tumour, subungual verruca, mucous cyst, subungual fibroma, keratoacanthoma, carcinoma of the nail bed, and subungual exostosis. ...Read more
Brown/yellow growing spot under fingernail near cuticle. Could it be fungus if it is where the cuticle is?
Absolutely,: see dermatologist for absolute diagnosis and prescription treatment ...Read more
Fingernails: Yes. Fingernails are dead protein material which grows out from the proximal nail fold or cuticle area. The production of the nail unit is extremely complicated and it is a matter of skin growth and the physics of pressures related in the nail. If you have continued problems, see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Dark brown nails: See your doctor for a possible hypothyroid condition. It may also bre seen with pregnancies. ...Read more
More info needed: Sounds like you damaged the nail bed at some point in time. Could also be fungal. Can you re-ask your question and attach a picture???? ...Read more
Fingernail problem: There are many reasons for the deformation of the fingernails. Among these are some very important systemic diseases. Many facets of fingernail growth are assessed by dermatologist when she or he he looks at them. See a dermatologist now. No excuses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let me explain: It take about 3 month to grow the nail back. ...Read more
6 mos avge: 6 mos avge. Quicker on dominant hand! ...Read more
They always grow: They grow back for the same reason that your hair grows out after you cut it. Nails are made of keratin, the same material that makes your hair. ...Read more
Normally : anticipate that it will grow back.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are splinter looking brown lines under fingernails something to worry about? There aren't any other symptoms present.
Trauma vs infection: The most common cause of splinter like hemorrhages seen through the nail in the ail bed, come from trauma. I've had them in the past from tapping my nails on the desk. I had to break the habit. Splinter hemorrhages as signs of infection are more often seen at the base of the nail near the cuticle. Again, the most common cause of these hemorrhages is trauma, even as minor as tapping your nail. ...Read more
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