Nails are exposed to external environment in day to day activities, prone for trauma and recurrent viral, bacterial and fungal infections.
In children nail biting is common. Regular manicure and pedicure practice offers protection against the infections. Nails reflect the health and well being of an individual.
Nutritional deficiency and prolonged illness can affect the nails. Washing the Hair and Nail care 14 hands and personal hygiene, regular nail trimming provides a good care for the nails.
Please consult nearest dermatologist if you notice discoloration of nails or brittleness since it can be due to fungal infection