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Suggest remedies for peeling of finger nail

Hello, I have a disfigured thumb nail, the nail is peeling off half way through the thumb and the nail itself is bent(ie not smooth like it used to be). Someone said it might be a fungus. How do I treat it? It has been like this for about 4 months and I have not treates it in any way. Thank you God bless
Wed, 9 May 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

As per your case history of peeling of the nail, my treatment advice is –

•     Maintain good hygiene and trim nails regularly.
•     Take a good nutritious diet full of green leafy vegetables and milk.
•     Take an iron supplement and vitamin b12 supplement once daily for 3 months.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Harshit Bhachech
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