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A 30-year-old female asked about a female:

My 2.5 had hand foot & mouth virus 2 months ago.since then,her nails on most fingers and toes keep falling off. what could it be? she is fine in self.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Nail dystrophy: It is not uncommon to lose nails after hand foot and mouth disease as well as other viruses. Luckily, the nails will grow back normally
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