Stress or a disorder causing repetitive behavior may lead to nail biting with results ranging from an unkempt appearance to wounding of the nail bed and cuticles and increased risk of infection

Try: #a number of products made to discourage nail biting are sold over-the-counter in drug stores after they are applied they leave a bitter taste in the mouth when the Care recipient (cr) starts to bite a nail #men and women may relax and be less likely to bite nails after a manicure do one at home or go out to a salon or spa for a hand soak wax treatment manicure or buff some people will enjoy nail polish and may take better care of fingernails that are newly polished #open cuts and wounds on the fingertips caused by nail biting may raise the cr’s risk of picking up infections encourage frequent hand washing with mild soap

Materials: Nail biting inhibitors clear fingernail polish

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Gender, Male, Female, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Taste, Good Taste, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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