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IT WAS INJURED BY BEING PULLED BAG, WILL IT COME BACK

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I HAVE A THUMBNAIL THAT CAME OFF, IT WAS INJURED BY BEING PULLED BAG, WILL IT COME BACK?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Nurse Milli, RN replied 7 years ago.

Hello

 

In most cases, yes, the nail will grow back, but it will take quite some time (upwards of 6 months). It may grow back with a dent in it or other flaw, such as being thin until the matrix heals, but it should grow back eventually.

 

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