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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Look at someone's: Genetic does play a very important in the appearance of nail/skin/hair and disease process such as psoriasis and health status can influence the healt ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Abnormal nails: You need to show your nails to your doctor or to a dermatologist , flat nail with ridges could be a sign of anemia. Make sure you eat healthy balan ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randolph Nunez
20 years experience Pediatrics
Tough as Nails: First of all congratulations. Resolving a nail biting habit is not easy. Nails take a while to grow so it may take months before you see the result ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Healthy nails: For nail health: 1. Don’t bite nails to avoid infections. 2. Keep nails clean & dry. 3. Clip nails straight across (rounded in center) to prevent ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Biotin: Daily biotin over-the-counter helps nails get stronger and grow healthier
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Miles
25 years experience Podiatry
Nail strength: Can be improved with vitamins a e c, also biotin helps with thicker stronger nails.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Lado
31 years experience Psychiatry
Nails and health: One the most underlook signs of health problems is the clubbing of nails also known as drumstick fingers is associated mostly with heart and lung dise ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Take: Take biotin 2500mcg daily, moisturize nails with eucerin smooth essentials lotion frequently and eat good protein diet. Nail polish weekly with or wi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Here's an idea: I believe this is mostly genetic. This is a behavior that's hard to alter. There are even animal models for preferring to keep your nails very short. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
See below: •Brittle nails may occur due to medical problems, including gland (endocrine system) diseases, tuberculosis, Sjögren syndrome, and malnutrition. •Peo ... Read More
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