Fingernail color

Patient

Q: There is a small white line that is right above the edge of my nail, almost like a milky line that has the same curve as my nail. You can see it in these pictures. It appears to be less noticeable after physical activity. Otherwise I am healthy, is this a sign of something or a vitamin deficiency? Or is this slight discoloration normal?

Symptoms:  no symptoms
Images: 
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