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king1234
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Date Joined Nov 2006
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   Posted 7/21/2008 8:28 PM (GMT -7)   
I have noticed lumps and indents on all my nails above the half moon, this is new. I read on the internet this can be due to arthritis and I read Colitis can cause joint/bone pain/arthritis.
 
Anyone else with this issue?
 
Still trying to get down to the bottom of my issues.
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GERD dx March 2007
Currently no diagnosis from migratory joint/bone pain, feet buzzing, fatigue and dizzy spells
Migraines with Aura


quincy
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   Posted 7/21/2008 10:11 PM (GMT -7)   
Is it one nail or all? If it was one nail, you can probably count the times you actually bump it. My left thumb nail takes a beating.

If you're hard on your nail beds if you self-manicure or consistently trim the cuticles, you'll easily get horizontal ridges.

If you've been sick or had a fever, all the nails will have ridges once they grow out.

quincy
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king1234
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Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 491
   Posted 7/21/2008 10:45 PM (GMT -7)   
Its on every nail. It was never there before all of my issues. They either have indents or bumps, almost like bubbles under the nail. Not from manicures, I get my nails done one every three months and do not paint them. I do my toes every other week though I do not see this issue on my toe nails.

Is this linked to arthritis?
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GERD dx March 2007
Currently no diagnosis from migratory joint/bone pain, feet buzzing, fatigue and dizzy spells
Migraines with Aura

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