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How Long Does It Take For A Pulled Out Toe Nail To Grow Back In Completly
About a year: Toe nails grow at a slower rate than finger nails. Unfortunately it can be about a year if not more before it grows back completely. ...Read more
4-9 months: Anywhere between 4-9 months. I know that's a big range but your body is not a mechanical clock! ...Read more
Nails grow at: The rate of approximately 1/8 in per month. ...Read more
Toenail: The big toenail takes, on average, 9 to 12 months to grow all the way out in the average human. ...Read more
What do you advise if I had my ingrown toe nail removed, how long will it take to have the toe-nail grow back?
8-12: Typically 8-12 months if the entire nail was removed. ...Read more
Around 6 months: A normal toe nail could take around 6 months to a year to regrow fully. ...Read more
It should: Unless there was a severe trauma which damaged the nail matrix (root) from which nail grows. Usually nail grows back. This will usually take several months depending on which toe. ...Read more
Yes: A toenail that is traumatized will grow back, perhaps at a slower rate. However, the appearance of the nail may be altered if the matrix (the area that determines the growth of nail) has been affected. ...Read more
Time: It will happen. (assuming no damage to the nail matrix). ...Read more
It should: Unless you took steps to have it not, or if you damaged the matrix. ...Read more
1 yr+for new toenail: It can take 12 to 18 months for a toenail to grow out completely. Often it does well without problems, but if trauma damaged and scarred the nail matrix, or the cuticle of the toe, then the nail plate may become disfigured permanently. ...Read more
My toe nail got loose so I decided to cut it half way but its still loose what to I do and how ican I make it grow back faster?
No need: To do anything, in time it will regrow. Might cover with bandaid for a short while. ...Read more
My friend feel on my big toe now it's yellowish. What will happen? Will my toe nail grow back on it's on without me pulling it off?
I have toenail fungus on both big toes. I can't do beach activities with water. Should I get them removed?? If so, will a new nail grow back??
Had ingrown toenail on big toe, removed it. Where toenail came off nail bed it won't grow back. I have half toenail on big toe. Why won't it grow back. Ty?
In the Details.: Some toenail surgeries will allow the toenail to regrow. But, there are procedures that permanently stop the nail from regrowing. This variation is usually explained before the surgery is done and your consent given. Having said that, some times the nail root is stunted during the nail removal procedure. This can temporarily slow regrowth of the involved nail. You might check with the surgeon. ...Read more
What type of doctor treats paronychia of the fingernails? Would that same doctor be able to treat a loosened large toe nail? The toe nail was injured on a lava rock and is barely attached. Will it grow back if removed or falls off? Would like to see the s
See below: Assuming there is no infection or damage to the nail bed & root, it should start growing in a few days. However, you may not see anything for a couple weeks. It will take several weeks to a few months for it to grow back entirely if the entire nail is gone. ...Read more
Can take: Up to a year for the big toe nail to grow out fully. Have you had bruise checked? If not, do so. ...Read more
2-6 weeks: Depends on how the nail was removed and whether it was a temporary or permanent removal. Usually a temporary removal will hel in a couple of weeks. A permanent chemical procedure can take 1-2 months. Discuss with your doctor what you may expect. Dr l. ...Read more
Few months ago I completely pulled out my toe nail by accident. Will it grow in its original form? Thanks
Likely: It should-may take a few months though ...Read more
9 months: If the skin underneath is intact with no cuts or openings ad there is no redness or swelling or pain there is nothing to worry about. Average time to grow all the way back is 9 months. ...Read more
It takes time: Approximately 1-2 mm per month.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ouch!!: I am not sure if your toenail was traumatically torn from your toe, as traumatic avulsion, of it simply fell off, as if it was loose already. A nail injury is treated in the same way as other injuries. Clean the wound, apply sterile dressing, control the bleeding and monitor. The nail should grow back in 9 months to a year, providing the root was not stunted. If it just fell off, 6-9 months. ...Read more
CapillaryRefillTime: You hit on a classic question we ask each other in the ER about patients!! It's called "capillary refill time" and is a fairly good, though not perfect, indication of how well the circulation is doing in the extremities. Normal is about two seconds, if it is longer it means poor circulation, from dehydration, severe bleeding, bad small vessels, or just nerves or cold weather. Some medical problems too ...Read more
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