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Can onycholysis be prevented?

Onycholysis can be prevented by consistent good nail care. Proper nail care includes cleanliness, avoiding nail biting or picking, keeping your nails short and moisturized, and avoiding any harsh nail treatments. Also, if you have any of the medical conditions that could cause onycholysis like psoriasis or infection, be sure to speak with your doctor about these risky conditions.

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Is there a cure for onycholysis?
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