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Does onychoschizia affect women differently than men?

Since onychoschizia is often found in conditions that are linked to the X chromosome, onychoschizia is more common in women. Another reason, onychoschizia could be more common in women is because women tend to use harsher treatments on their fingernails. Thus, you should try to use removers and products free of acetone and harsh chemicals.

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