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I am concerned that my fingernails don’t grow at all and haven’t done since about May this year when I stopped taking cancer medication which I thought would improve things.. I have been tested for my thyroid which appears to be fine and I am a vegetarian so not sure if this is related? My hands look awful. Any ideas please? Thank you

Doctor's Assistant: Are you keeping a personal medical record while dealing with this?

I see my go regularly if that’s what you mean?

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I still think there is a possible problem with the thyroid as it affects my mother and sister and my hair has been thinning since the same time??

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