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Nail Psoriasis (cont.)

Medical Treatment

Your doctor may recommend that a part of your nail be removed, either chemically or surgically. Chemical removal of your nail involves putting an ointment on your nails for seven days. The nail comes off by itself with no bleeding.

Even with effective treatment, an improvement in symptoms may take a long time, since eight to 12 months can be needed to generate a new fingernail.

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