Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Default Ridges on my nails,please help

    I have some ridges on my nails and they look very ugly.There are also some white lined bands across the nail. I've been taking calcium and B-complex but it never worked. Please help me.

  2. #2
    vencasand's Avatar
    **Brenda** Female

    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    CARROLL CO. MD
    Posts
    1,755

    Default

    nails tell alot about a person. i think you might want to go to see a doctor for a checkup.
    ridges could be telling you that you that your thyroid may be a little off or your cholestrol isn't at the numbers it should be. i don't really know what the white lines suggest but i would get a medical checkup. i don't know how old you are or even where you are from. i don't mean to scare you, i just think a check up is in order.

  3. #3
    Dr.Deepak's Avatar
    **Deepak Ghimire** Male

    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Ktm
    Posts
    2,300

    Default

    Its fine taking calcium and B-comblex but they are usually not due to lack of calcium but most white lined bands are due to deficiency of protein. Protein deficiency cause slow growth and ridging of nails and white lined bands. Eat food that are rich in protein like dairy products,nuts,eggs and lean meat. You can take protein suppliments tablets. Hope this helps. But yea anyway visiting to a doctor to rule out any systemic envolvoment is a better option.


    • Advertisers

      Adsense

      Name:Google Adsense
      Location: USA
      Status: Advertiser
      Mood: Cheerful

      Online

      ______________________________
      This advertising will not be shown to register members.
      Register your free account today and become a member on DermaTalk
       

Similar Threads

  1. Oily nails
    By Young Wolf in forum Nail Disorders
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 01-12-2017, 01:15 PM
  2. Nails Growth
    By Jameyab in forum MakeUp Talk
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 09-17-2014, 05:49 AM
  3. Shellac Nails - Worth it for Weak Nails?
    By Elaina2452 in forum Skin Care Tips and Product Review
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-14-2011, 11:52 AM
  4. okay, i have a question now about my nails
    By vencasand in forum Nail Disorders
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 05-04-2010, 06:58 AM
  5. Nails that look
    By aliva in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-16-2008, 08:44 PM

Tags for this Thread



About DermaTalk

    DermaTalk is an Skin Care Advice forum and message board dedicated to people for sharing Skin related issues and experiences with community members and get suggestions from expert.

Quick Links



This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.

Stay Connected

Twitter Facebook RSS Feed