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A 19-year-old female asked:

My nails break all the time, they split, peel. i'm really worried i almost can't grow my fingernails. what might be the reason and how to improve it?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Brittle Nails: One commonly cited cause of brittle nails is frequent hand washing or water usage. People who clean on a frequent basis will often have brittle nails, unless they take the necessary steps to protect themselves from being susceptible to such a nail condition. Genadur is indicated to protect intact or damaged or brittle nails but it is a prescription.
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Last updated Feb 24, 2018


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