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What do I need to know about caring for someone with onychoschizia?

Usually, an individual with onychoschizia can treat the condition on their own without any outside help. However, if you are helping someone with onychoschizia, you should provide them with the information and support they need. You should teach them how to practice good nail care and encourage them to do so on a daily basis. If your loved one is diagnosed with a serious underlying condition, make sure that they follow the indications of their doctor for treatment.

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