Dents can occur in fingernails due to underlying medical conditions, such as psoriasis, Reiter syndrome, incontinentia pigmenti and alopecia areata, according to EmpowHER. Fingerna...
While Beau's lines are actual ridges and indentations in the nail plate, ... Beau's
lines should also be distinguished from Mees' lines of the fingernails, which are
areas of discolorati...
Fingernails — See photos of fingernail conditions that warrant medical attention.
... and alopecia areata — an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.
You should not ignore dents in fingernails as they are manifestations of
numerous health problems. Know the possible causes and remedies to get
Feb 9, 2012 ... When you look at your fingernails, do you see small depressions or dents in your
fingernail? While they may seem like just a nuisance, they ...
A less common cause of crumbly nails is reactive arthritis, an unusual reaction of
.... Pitting or small dents on the surface of your nails can be a sign of any of the ...
What causes pitting or dents to form in the surface of the fingernail? I'm a middle
aged woman and I don't work with my hands so I don't think it's that kind of ...
Aug 3, 2010 ... TAKE a close look at your nails. ... up when I was a young GP and a partner in my
practice noticed I had 'pitted' nails where the surface has lots of little dents. ... It
then builds up in the tips of the fingers and causes swelling.
Sep 26, 2011 ... Fingernails with dents or ridges can be a cause of embarrassment at times. They
should not be ignored, as they may be an indication of ...