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April 27, 2009

I have ridges too, on both thumbs. It took something like 20 years of picking for it to start. I'm pretty sure specifically picking at the cuticle is what causes that "trauma". I'm really trying to control myself, hoping my nails will return to normal and I have seen the ridges reduce when I can keep from picking at my thumbs for a while, but I do worry that the damage might be permanent.