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Why is my onychoschizia worse in the winter?

Onychoschizia can become worse in the winter because this is usually when the weather is driest. In dry heat, your nails can become dehydrated and frail. You should take extra care during the winter by soaking your hands in warm water and then applying lotion to your fingernails.

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