My nails curve up and grow off the nail bed

Patient : I have nails that curve up and they really don't look nice. It's like they lift off the nail bed as they grow. I searched 'my nails are growing off the nail bed' on google and the results are found were that I apparently had onycholsis. I checked out the pictures of nails that had onycholsis and most of them looked very yellow and discolored with the majority of the nail being white. I have very short nails from biting but I don't have that much white. So basically basically this is my problem.
Symptoms:  None.
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