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I have been having a problem with my fingernails breaking.

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I have been having a problem with my fingernails breaking. As soon as they get to be a little long, they suddenly break off to the tip of the finger and sometimes so short that it actually hurts. I think it could probably be lack of a certain vitamin. Could you help?
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Dermatologist: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

it is probably a lack of protein in your diet.

you may need to eat more protein

are your kidneys working well? you need go functioning kidneys and to drink more water to eat more protein.

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