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A 33-year-old member asked:

What makes some peoples skin at the fingernails keep peeling off? very painful when it snags on something.

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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology 41 years experience
Hangnails maybe: The description sounds like hangnails which i think of as being related to dry skin. This can especially be a problem for dry weather and frequent hand washing. Regular use of a good moisturizer can help a lot.
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