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Nail Psoriasis: How to Prevent a Flare-Up

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Fingernails.
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What to know


Fingernails and toenails.
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Keep them short


Drying hand with a towel.
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Keep them dry


Finger touching moisturizer in a jar.
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Moisturize regularly


Sneaker.
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Choose wider footwear


Cleaning with gloves.
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Wear gloves


Man biting his nails.
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Don't bite


Woman painting her own fingernails.
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Avoid the salon


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