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How is onychoschizia diagnosed?

Onychoschizia is often diagnosed based on symptoms like dry or fragile nails and splitting. Your doctor may also ask you some questions regarding the causes of your condition. If your doctor suspects that an underlying condition may be triggering your onychoschizia, you may require further testing.

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What causes onychoschizia?
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Is there a cure for onychoschizia?
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Onychoschizia can usually be cured simply through better nail care. This includes keeping a healthy ...
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How does water affect onychoschizia?
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Frequent wetting and drying of the fingernails can lead to onychoschizia. Too much water can cause t...
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How do other illnesses affect onychoschizia?
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Onychoschizia can be caused by other illnesses or conditions. Trauma or injury to the nail bed may c...
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