Black Line On Nail: Causes & Treatment

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If you have noticed a weird black line on your nails and if you are curious to find out what is it then this is for you. 

This vertical line on your nails almost looks like a splinter inside your nails and it is known as a splinter hemorrhage. You can try to cover it up using nail paint but you need to look for a more permanent solution to this. A black line on nail can happen for several reasons which we will shortly discuss. 

A black line may look harmless and sometimes it is but could also be an indication of something serious. You need to make sure that it is not the latter that has caused this to happen. 

What is a Splinter Haemorrhage?

A splinter hemorrhage or a black line under your nail is a condition where some tiny spots or lines are very close to each other and look like a dark line. This is caused because of damage to a blood vessel inside the nail and causes blood to…

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