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I am 60 yrs old and have thin nails with vertical lines in them. Is there anything I can do to make them healthier?

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Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine
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In brief: No

Normal for some people.

In brief: No

Normal for some people.
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
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Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Iron/vitamins

You need to be evaluated for iron deficiency and other vitamin deficiencies.
Also make sure thyroid panel is okay. If you wish to try someone over the counter, try prenatal vitamins, which have all the extra vitamins and minerals you need for hair and skin and nail growth.

In brief: Iron/vitamins

You need to be evaluated for iron deficiency and other vitamin deficiencies.
Also make sure thyroid panel is okay. If you wish to try someone over the counter, try prenatal vitamins, which have all the extra vitamins and minerals you need for hair and skin and nail growth.
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
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