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Vertical Forehead Lines
Dermatology: consultation is necessary to make a diagnosis. ...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
Veins: They are likely superficial veins. Nothing of concern except possibly cosmetic. ...Read more
Melanoma generally: doesn't appear on the nails. Look more on the skin, scalp, neck, other areas for signs. ...Read more
Two primary concerns: Trama to the nail matrix can lead to ridges and splitting in the nail. Nail changes can also be seen in certain autoimmune conditions (such as dermatomyositis or psoriasis). However, the primary cause seen in your age group are vertical ridges that result from age related changes called onychoschizia. ...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
Different causes: Black stripes down 1 nail may be subungual hematoma. Red or brown streaks may be splinter hemorrhages. Brown/black lines from nail plate to tip are often seen in people with dark skin & are normal. Subungual Melanoma can cause nail ridges & dark colors of cuticle. It most often effects the thumbs or big toes. Dark lines may be due to other illnesses. Get checked out when in doubt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Are the results of botox or dysport injections to eliminate the horizontal lines on my forehead permanent?
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
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
Very typical : Condition. Craze lines, the tiny cracks (lines) that affect only the outer tooth surface, cause no pain or discomfort and require no treatment. For prevention night guard appliance is recommended. Rec>: see your dentist for examination and additional information. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Both thumbnails had a vertical split in the tips not deep, I noticed dark horizontal lines above the lunulae they don't grow anymore. Only these two?
Nail changes: Are tricky to diagnose without a consult. Given the they are on both sides unlikely to be related to injury but this may need to be considered. There are a variety of other medical conditions that can be associated with nail changes and so seeing a doctor to run tests may assist with making a diagnosis. Have a look at this link for some general information: http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/nail- ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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