Horizontal Ridges on Toenails?

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Horizontal ridges on toenails are called Beau's lines. They are lines that run side to side on toenails and fingernails. These lines are caused when cells cease to divide in the nail matrix for a short period of time. It can be caused by an infection, trauma, hypocalcemia, skin disease, or a coronary occlusion. Since there are many causes of this issue, when it is noticed one should get checked out by a doctor to rule out any serious problems.
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Blunt physical force or substantial amounts of pressure to the nail can disfigure the nailbed, causing ridges and uneven nail surfaces to form. Excessive water exposure can also be
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sounds like a layerd nail. i have one it will eventualy grow out but i have noticed if you buff your nails you have this problem no more, so give that a try. Source(s) me :D.
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Ridges on nails can indicate iron deficiency, poor absorption of vitamins or
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Cuz they grow like that.
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