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How are nail disorders managed on a daily basis?

Managing your nail disorder on a daily basis may require grooming, using prescribed medication, and following care instructions. Taking care of your nails by keeping them trim, clean and dry will not only prevent nail disorders but can help clear up current disorders.

Treatment of nail disorders may require the use of oral or topical medication. These will need to be applied or ingested on a daily basis, often according to a time schedule laid out by your doctor. Depending on the cause of your nail disorder, your doctor may send you home with care instructions for bandaging your nail, cleaning the affected area, or applying specially formulated clear nail polish.

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