What causes dents on the fingernails?

Answer Vitamin/mineral deficiencies.Sometimes infection,bacteria,nail polish allergies.

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What are the causes of ridges in fingernails?

Your fingernails are a part of you that is always visible. Hands and nails that look nice and well groomed are great. Sometimes you may notice slight changes in your nails, such as nail ridges. Kno... Read More »

What causes the white, half moon looking things at the base of your fingernails to appear and disappear?

The Lunula is often referred to as “moons”. The whitish half moons are keratin cells that have not yet been completely flattened and still have some of their content.  Not everyone has visible... Read More »

What can fingernails tell us?

Umm... not much. If they are yellow or abnormally colored you might have fungus. If you have overall poor nutrition--not enough vitamins and minerals--you might get weak or bumpy nails.

What causes a tickle in your throat that then causes you to cough?

Tight neck muscles will press into your throat to cause the tickle to happen. If the pressure was greater it would result in a sore throat for it traps your tongue muscle there to make it hard and... Read More »