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What is the importance of having cut vs chewing nails?

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In brief: Bacteria

Cutting your nails is much cleaner than bitting them off.
You can create bacterial infections around your nails when you bite them.

In brief: Bacteria

Cutting your nails is much cleaner than bitting them off.
You can create bacterial infections around your nails when you bite them.
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