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broken nails
My fingernails keep breaking far below the quick. I've tried polish and it didn't help. I try to remeber to keep them short but they just keep breaking on thier own.  Any ideas on how to resolve this minor problem ?
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I have always had strong nails but they got very weak on treatment.  There are nail strengtheners you can buy at the store.  Keeping them trimmed is the best way.
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I've treated twice and both times my nails got weaker.  Before treatment they're like iron and during treatment they get soft.  Since I'm a guy I just keep them short all the time anyway.  Just wanted you to know that it's not permanent.  After treatment they eventually go back to normal.
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Glad you ask, I got something different my nail on thumb keeds bleeding under nail! been doin for 3 weeks
dont remembr hitin it, doc says it not side afect, anyone else ever hsve problem? all blood counts good
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163305 tn?1333672171
I haven't started tx yet so maybe once I start, the nails will change.  Thanks
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131817 tn?1209532911
My nails seem stronger on tx. I have always had weak nails and have had them 'done'. Now with no energy, I gave that up. But my nails seem stronger and grow more now. I heard bones can grow too! Something positive in this dreadful stuff.
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My nails got very thin on tx, I am 7 months out now, & they are improving.. but I still can't get any length past the finger tips & they will bend backwards (like paper) unless I do what alady mentioned & put a strengthener or hardner on them!

Maybe you'll get lucky & they'll do just the opposite of what they are doing now!!
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137539 tn?1344383528
My nails have also gotten stronger on treatment.  It almost reminds me of when I was pregnant with my youngest.  they seemed to grow better than ever.  If I can say anything good about being on this TX it's that right now I have beautiful nails.  LOL But that's about all.
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154927 tn?1205246451
I just keep a pair of (your own personal)clippers & a nail file close by. Mine seem to be very thin now, but that could also be because I took the acrylic nails off & that ripped some of my natural layers off.
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