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Which skin diseases affect onychoschizia?

Certain skin diseases like lichen planus and psoriasis can have a negative effect on onychoschizia. This is because they often result in inflammation and infection which can irritate or cause onychoschizia. Additionally, individuals taking vitamin A for their skin will likely make their onychoschizia worse.

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Can onychoschizia be prevented?
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Onychoschizia can be prevented with better nail care and protection. Nail care includes keeping a he...
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Does onychoschizia affect children differently than adults?
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Onychoschizia does not usually affect children. In fact, it is most common in elderly people. If you...
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What increases my risk for onychoschizia?
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Your risk for onychoschizia is increased if you frequently wash and dry your hands. Onychoschizia ca...
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What kinds of nail products are best for onychoschizia?
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The best kinds of nail products for those who suffer from onychoschizia are nail-strengthening solut...
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