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all nails grow from the cuticle.
it is short but it will grow in
but it takes time.
it looks like she might have ripped off her old nail.
the nail bed looks good .
how long has it been like this
how did she loose her nail to begin with? from an accident?
she may have ripped out her nail bed epithelial cells which keeps the nail close to the finger.
it might take months and years for the nail to get better and grow more flat.