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13 Oct 2009

I have ridges/lines on my nails just on my one hand so the nailbed is not smooth. What causes this? I heard it could be a lack of some vitamin or mineral
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Virginia
If it is just on the one hand, it may have been due to injury of the nail bed ( examples are like when you pushed back the cuticles too hard, or slammed your fingers in a door etc)
Dr Bets
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