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I have a horizontal groove on one fingernail only. What

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I have a horizontal groove on one fingernail only. What might this indicat?
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 months ago.

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This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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Horizontal groove in one nail is due to the nail trauma most commonly.

Less common causes can be heart disease, low calcium level, or malnutrition.
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