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I am having problems with my fingernails. They are very

Customer Question

I am having problems with my fingernails. They are very brittle and break and crack easily that I had to file them down and now they are so short they hurt and are not growing very fast. What can be the problem? I am taking biotin supplements.
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: I have had the pain now for maybe a couple months. The pain is worse when they are so short. and the ends crack so I have to file them down even shorter.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Not that I know of.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 9 months ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.
Please provide more information regarding your question so I can help you in detail.

What is your age and gender?

Do you have hair loss?

Dry skin?

Have you tried any medications so far?

Have you see a doctor?

Any other medical history?

Mood swings?


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