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My nails are thin and not hard. What can I do in terms of dieting or other methods that can make them harder and stronger?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Apply vitamin E oil

And make sure you take a vitamin b complex supplement.
Otherwise, maybe have your thyroid checked.

In brief: Apply vitamin E oil

And make sure you take a vitamin b complex supplement.
Otherwise, maybe have your thyroid checked.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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In brief: Various causes

Nail abnormalities can sometimes be a clue to an underlying systemic illness or disease.
Getting your nails "done" to include polish and fake nails can all potentially damage your nails. You should probably have your regular doctor screen you for things like anemia, thyroid problems and others. A dermatologist eval may also be necessary.

In brief: Various causes

Nail abnormalities can sometimes be a clue to an underlying systemic illness or disease.
Getting your nails "done" to include polish and fake nails can all potentially damage your nails. You should probably have your regular doctor screen you for things like anemia, thyroid problems and others. A dermatologist eval may also be necessary.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
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