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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
11-Year-Old Boy`s Nails Not Growing
hi,my brother is 11 years old, he seems completely healthy but his nails are not growing. Should i need to be concerned over this.
With normal growth and development I cannot think of any reason slow growing nails should be a concern. Be mindful that nails can be worn down with certain activities and hidden nail biting is common.
Sarah Sauntry, RN, MS, CPNP-PC
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati