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How can I treat the vertical lines on my nails?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Diagnosis first
These lines may be normal or they may not be.
You could have and infection in your nail bed by a bacteria or a fungus. For this, you would need specific treatment and follow up. It could be due to trauma or illness. Certain skin condtions can cause this, such as psoriasis. If concerned, see a dermatologist for a nail exam and diagnosis.

In brief: Diagnosis first
These lines may be normal or they may not be.
You could have and infection in your nail bed by a bacteria or a fungus. For this, you would need specific treatment and follow up. It could be due to trauma or illness. Certain skin condtions can cause this, such as psoriasis. If concerned, see a dermatologist for a nail exam and diagnosis.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Vertical ridges nail
If they are raised and nail-colored, then they can be buffed.
If they are pigmented nail lines they need to be evaluated by a dermatologist as they can indicate, rarely, a serious mole problem.

In brief: Vertical ridges nail
If they are raised and nail-colored, then they can be buffed.
If they are pigmented nail lines they need to be evaluated by a dermatologist as they can indicate, rarely, a serious mole problem.
Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dr. Ronald Shelton
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Dermanial, genedur
Assuming there is no rash around the citified and your blood tests are normal dermanial which is over the cow ter and prescription gender are the bes options for strengthening nails.
Vitamins containing biotin and silva are used to strengthen nails.

In brief: Dermanial, genedur
Assuming there is no rash around the citified and your blood tests are normal dermanial which is over the cow ter and prescription gender are the bes options for strengthening nails.
Vitamins containing biotin and silva are used to strengthen nails.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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