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Having chills without fever. Splitting finger and toe nails. Are these related?

For about 2 months, I have been having chills without fever during the day. I am tired but I do work full time so I m not sure that is a symptom. I have also recently noticed that my fingernails and toenails are splitting and have become thin whereas I used to have strong, healthy nails. Do you have any thoughts about this?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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Dear user ,

thank you for reaching out for advice regarding your health concern . please visit your GP and check your CBC (complete blood count) , iron levels , Serum iron Ferritin Transferrin Total iron-binding capacity (TIBC) Transferrin saturation (Iron saturation of transferrin), and B12 level . your symptoms could be related to iron deficiency or B12 deficiency and after doing the blood tests aforementioned your diagnosing doctor could help you deciding the best treatment intervention.

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Ahmad , MD
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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