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Posted by: Naz | 2008/07/16

BITING HIS NAILS

Dear Doc

What can I do to get my 8 year old son to stop biting his nails. Have tried talking.

Thank you

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Dear Naz
Try aloe bitter on his nails to remind him not to chew the nails. Praise and reward him if he doesn't.
It may be due to underlying anxiety, so maybe have him evaluated by a child psychologist if you think this could be the case?
Dr Bets

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