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You need your thyroid function checked.
Thyroid imbalance can cause the dry nails, and can contribute to your pain.
TSH should be between .3 and 2.5, ideally.
If over, 2, you need to consider hypothyrodism and hashimotos.
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You have fungal infection of the toe nail --that makes it fragile.
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