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What do ridged nails mean?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Maybe normal but...

Nail ridges (vertical) are frequently normal, but horizontal ridging may suggest psoriasis, which may olny appear on the nails.
If concerned, see your pcp, dermatologist, or rheumatologist.

In brief: Maybe normal but...

Nail ridges (vertical) are frequently normal, but horizontal ridging may suggest psoriasis, which may olny appear on the nails.
If concerned, see your pcp, dermatologist, or rheumatologist.
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