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Is onychoschizia serious?

Onychoschizia is not usually serious and can be treated with easy techniques. However, the underlying conditions associated with onychoschizia can be serious. Conditions like Sjögren syndrome, tuberculosis, and psoriasis can be very irritable or life-threatening and should be discussed with your doctor.

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