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Are there alternative treatments for onycholysis?

Usually, the only treatment needed for onycholysis is nail clipping and proper regrowth. However, this treatment is useless unless you use consistent good nail care afterward to avoid further problems. Proper nail care includes cleanliness, avoiding nail biting or picking, keeping your nails short and moisturized, and avoiding any harsh nail treatments.

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Is onycholysis serious?
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If left untreated, onycholysis can be serious as it has the potential to create permanent damage to ...
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What causes onycholysis?
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Onycholysis can be caused by a variety of factors, some serious and others harmless. Trauma to the n...
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Does onycholysis affect men differently than women?
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Women are more likely than men to develop onycholysis. This is probably due to the fact that they us...
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How long does it take to cure onycholysis?
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Curing onycholysis is a very long process that can only begin after the underlying causes are treate...
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