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Posted on Tue, 31 May 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I am 69, female. take 1200mg of calcium and many other vitamins. c, multi etc.
my fingernails continue to split and peel. I have tried cutemol cream on the recommendation of my osteopath. Thank you
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 31 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Wear gloves, avoid trauma & tablet biotin

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at healthcaremagic
Continue using cutemol cream and nail varnish.
Also try to wear gloves while washing clothes and utensils and avoid trauma to the nails.
Besides this in such cases I recommend my patients to take tablet biotin 10 mg once daily for atleast 10-12 weeks.
This should help you.
Regards
Dr Asmeet


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