Toe Nail Separated from Nail Bed
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fnnierfce posted:
I have two toe nails that have separated from the nail bed, both from injury. The nails have been trimmed back as far as possible and have now grown out. I can paint the nails and mask the issue but I am concerned about any fungal issues that might happen. Is it true that the nail will never reattach? My primary care doctor wanted me to go to a specialist but I don't want to spend the money just to find out that it won't reattach no matter what is done. Keeping it trimmed back, especially the one that is basically 1/2 way, means a pretty ugly toe in sandals.

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susiemargaret responded:
hello, FF --

you will probably get more responses if you repost this on the "skin problems and treatments" exchange, http://exchanges.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments-exchange , and/or the "skin and beauty exchange," http://exchanges.webmd.com/skin-and-beauty-exchange .

-- susie margaret
 
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fnnierfce replied to susiemargaret's response:
ok, thanks