A 26-year-old female asked:
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what are things that one can do to stop his or her nail biting problem? i bite them not for the taste but due to stress.

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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Nail biting: Nail biting is a nervous habit afflicting both adults and children which can rapidly become uncontrollable. Many children suck their thumbs, another bad habit that can deform the plate of the mouth and cause teeth to protrude. Mavala stop helps cure nail biting and thumb sucking by "warning" you not to put your fingers into your mouth. Its distinct bitter taste acts as a strong deterrent. Mavala s.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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