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    peeling finger nails on children
    An_266666 posted:
    My 5 year old sons finger nails are peeling off from the base and I see on here many people experiencing the same thing after their child had HFM which my son did have about 6 weeks ago so I'm somewhat comforted by reading that is probably the cause. Is there anything I can do for it or do I just wait it out and let them peel off? Does anyone know how long it lasts? Does each nail peel once and then it's done or does it go on longer than that in your experience? As I read so far I see everyone says it is not painful however my son says it is for him but maybe it just looks scarier to him than actually being painful...I don't know. Any info or advice would be greatly appreciated. I do think it's strange that everyone says the doctors are baffled by it and haven't seen it before. If we are all connecting the dots on this it's strange to me that they haven't!? Thanks!

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