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Indented Vertical Line Forehead
Dermatology: consultation is necessary to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Pigmentation: Vertical nail pigmentation or melonychia can be caused by various growths in the growth plate of the nail called the matrix. These growths can be either benign or malignant. Benign melonychia is relatively common in patients of color e.g. Hispanics and blacks. Melonychia of recent onset or with recent changes is best evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more
See below: It could be that your sock is too tight and pressing on the skin. ...Read more
Single line Vertical pain from Belly Button till Penis, Single Line horizontal pain at bottom of stomach from center towards left side, Single line di?
Clinic visit needed: There are many causes of abdominal pain, some of which can be simply annoying, like constipation, others can be deadly. The best way to make sure it's nothing dangerous is to be examined by a health care provider. Most of the time the cause can be determined with a physical exam and a few simple tests. Less often, an imaging study or looking inside the abdomen with a scope (endoscopy) is needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Melanoma generally: doesn't appear on the nails. Look more on the skin, scalp, neck, other areas for signs. ...Read more
Usually aging: Vertical nail ridges are fairly common and nothing to worry about.The lines extend from the cuticle to the tip of the nail. Vertical nail ridges often become more numerous or prominent with age, possibly due to variations in cell turnover within the nail. Trauma is another etiology.Sometimes nails are brittletransverse line development or discoloration of nails may imply underlying chronic disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Horizontal and vertical lines on big toes. Brownish dark color on edges and a big fat horizontal line in the middle. PS. She has thyroid problems.
More information: Hi Mahal, More information about symptoms associated with the skin changes and other underlying medical illnesses would be helpful. Rashes and skin changes are more easily diagnosed with an in-person visit with a dermatologist. For thyroid related skin changes, I have found an article that may be helpful for you: http://bit.ly/2ixoqi3 ...Read more
Veins: They are likely superficial veins. Nothing of concern except possibly cosmetic. ...Read more
Can a facial mini-flap lift also soften one "moderately" deep horizontal forehead line (when expressionless)?
Facelift: Regardless of the type of face lift you are contemplating, it's important to recognize that a facelift in general only tightens and addresses the lower third of the face and the upper neck. Forehead lines can be addressed with surgery, too, but that is called a forehead or brow lift. They can be done a number of ways, which should be explored/explained by your surgeon. ...Read more
Standing expressionless in front of mirror is one deep horizontal line wrinkle. Can oculoplastic surgeon do this surgery without forehead scarring?
60 years old with : only one horizontal line on your forehead? Congratulations! A variety of "fillers" are available currently. Surgery is not usually required, certainly not as a first step. Be diligent in finding a board-certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist for evaluation & discussion of which product is best for you, depending on how long it lasts & its benefits vs. its risks. ...Read more
I have a horizontal ridge/bump (high to low) on only one thumbnail. Only middle part. Not entirely across. Also thin white vertical line across nail.
Probably nail fungus: While a picture is definitely better than ta housand words, your description suggests nail fungus. You can get it checked at a local urgent care clinic for a more definitive diagnosis. In the meantime, put Vicks vaporub on it a couple of times daily for a week or so and see if it makes a difference. Feel better:) ...Read more
Yes: yes this could be Beau's line. You may have had some injury to the nail, or sometimes we see these with other systemic illnesses. However one nail involvement would suggest trauma or injury to the nail. Human nail grows from the base at the cuticle, and that is where the injury probably occurred ...Read more
Flat smooth tan mark on inner left eyelids, upper & lower. Well defined edges. Another tiny brown spot on eyelid margin. Whats name of this birthmark?
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Lightly bumped front tooth w/weddingband. Used flashlight from under tooth. See horizontal line middle of tooth! Can't feel w/ nail. Craze line? 63yo
Probably: Lightly bumping your tooth with wedding ring unlikely to cause much damage. Seen it chip an edge of tooth. However, due to your age , you probably have numerous wear and damages including craze lines in the enamel. The light reflecting thru the tooth may make these obvious. We use the light to examine the teeth in a similar fashion. Not likely a problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nail discoloration : A dark line across your nail may have a variety of causes. Trauma to the nail plate from athletic activity may cause some subungual (under the nail) bleeding. If this the source in time a clear nail will grow out. A fungal infection can cause this as well. A specialist will determine if a biopsy is necessary to rule out a relatively less common but more serious condition such as a melanoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Melanonychia: Melanonychia is brown or black pigmentation of the nail unit. Melanonychia commonly presents as pigmented band arranged lengthwise along the nail unit, and this presentation is known as longitudinal (lm) melanonychia or melanonychia striata. The most important cause of melanonychia is subungual melanoma, although a variety of other causes includes systemic disorders, trauma, inflammatory disorders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Melanonychia: Longitudinal melanonychia is a brown-to-black line within the nail. It is frequently seen in patients with darker skin types and often on multiple nails. It can be seen in certain syndromes (e.g., laugier-hunziker) or due to medications. Rarely, it can represent a melanoma (cancer) of the nail and so should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Raised round lump above eyebrow with raised pink-red pointy centre. Another lump near nose. Worried. Suddenly developed.
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