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My daughter has one nail growing on top of the other. the top nail lifts at the base of her finger and there is a second nail underneath? what's wrong

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Dr. Howard Fox
Podiatry 44 years experience
Chances are: The "old" nail on top became detached and a new nail started growing, which is pushing the old one out. If there is no pain, in time, the old nail will fall out. If she has pain, bring her to a dermatologist. When the old nail falls off, it won't be a bloody mess or painful. She can put the nail under her pillow at night and the nail fairy will leave her a dollar. (and boy is she ugly!).
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