The easiest way to get rid of nail ridges is to buff them out. Changing the diet may also help the ridges not form again. More »

To cure nail fungus, first get an accurate diagnosis. Try home remedies for an appropriate length of time, then over-the-counter options. Take prescription medication if necessary. More »

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Bleach gets rid of nail fungus but is not a safe treatment; instead, an over-the-counter anti-fungal cream should be used. Many people have also reported success using Vicks VapoRub, according to the Mayo Clinic. More »

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Onychorrhexis is the medical diagnosis for brittle fingernails that feature vertical ridges, and the primary cause is unusual dryness within the nail. Other causes include malnutrition, endocrine disorders, skin conditio... More »

The main cause of deep vertical nail ridges is normal aging, states About.com. They can also be caused by trauma, and in rare cases, by a systemic medical condition, according to Healthgrades. More »

Fingernail ridges can be easily removed by buffing the fingernails with a four-sided nail file. Nails naturally develop vertical ridges as people age and applying vitamin E oil helps to moisturize the nails and prevent f... More »

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Vertical or lengthwise ridges in the nail extending from the cuticle to the tip are primarily attributed to aging, but they also can result from trauma or an underlying medical condition, according to MedicineNet. These ... More »