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12 Jul 2005

Repeated nail biting
I've got a 3 year old baby girl she likes biting her nails and I though it was a once off thing but I was wrong she does it every now and again.

Is it a medical problem that I should worry about?

What can I do, kindly please assist.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Candy, it seldom is a medical thing – it’s much more likely to be just a bad habit. Just keep on telling her to stop (and reward her if she goes a week without biting them) before it becomes a problem. Good luck.
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