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How do nail cosmetics affect onychoschizia?

Nail cosmetics can have both a negative and positive effect on onychoschizia. Products with harsh chemicals can cause your nail to become dry and break. Products with acetone tend to be harsher than those without. Nail-strengthening polish and products, on the other hand, can help to improve your nails and limit your chance of developing onychoschizia.

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What are the symptoms of onychoschizia?
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The symptoms of onychoschizia involve breakable, splitting nails that are either very dry or soft an...
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How does malnutrition affect onychoschizia?
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In rare cases, onychoschizia is actually caused by malnutrition. Mostly, the main cause is a deficie...
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How is onychoschizia diagnosed?
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Onychoschizia is often diagnosed based on symptoms like dry or fragile nails and splitting. Your doc...
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What increases my risk for onychoschizia?
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