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Try one more time my daughter is 5 yrs of old and recently I have knoticed that her finger nails are peeling from the base of the nail , 4 to 5 nails ?
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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
12 doctors agree
In brief: Many causes
Has your child been evaluated by her doctor? It could be any number of things including iron deficiency, psoriasis, recent hand, foot, mouth disease, underlying metabolic defects.
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In brief: Many causes
Has your child been evaluated by her doctor? It could be any number of things including iron deficiency, psoriasis, recent hand, foot, mouth disease, underlying metabolic defects.
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Dr. Swati Avashia
Dr. Swati Avashia
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
My best is recent hand-foot-and-mouth disease. Ectodermal dysplasia is unlikely since this is new-onset, but I would consider a mild autosomal recessive epidermolysis bullosa if this does not self-cure.
Dr. Allyson Pizzo-Berkey
This should be visually assessed. Blood tests can identify the cause. Another common cause for nail abnormality is fungal infection, easily treated. Definitely, psoriasis needs to be ruled out.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Dry skin
Most oftentimes this is caused by dryness.
Need to lotion up and keep those cuticles moist, the cuticles keep bacteria from getting into your body.

In brief: Dry skin
Most oftentimes this is caused by dryness.
Need to lotion up and keep those cuticles moist, the cuticles keep bacteria from getting into your body.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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