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Toenails Grow Up
They could: But if the nail has been bruised or otherwise injured more severely the root (matrix) that they grow from can be injured, causing the nail (s) to grow back deformed. Injury to the nail can cause secondary infection, which can also further deform/damage the new nail. ...Read more
12-18 months: Nothing you can do to make them grow any faster. ...Read more
No good choices: Unfortunately, there is no magic solution to make toenails grow faster. ...Read more
They can: Due to their size, the larger toenails may grow slightly slower than the smaller toenails. Overall the time frame will be close unless you have an infection in one of the toenails, as that would slow down the growth rate. Good luck. ...Read more
Toenails: Look at emedicine. Medscape. Com there is a section on nail antatomy, nail growth, fingernail physiology, and many pictures. ...Read more
Nothing: Nothing will make your nail grow faster. You may be able to help with the strength of the nail. ...Read more
Toenails: Grow on average about 1mm per month... ...Read more
About six months: May be sooner depending on toe and overall health. ...Read more
1 year: It takes almost 1 year to grow it back. ...Read more
Depends: It depends if the nail was just removed (avulsion) or if the nail and root were removed (matrixectomy). If properly done, a nail matrixectomy will not allow the toenail to grow back. ...Read more
Depends: If there was a lot of damage done it may grow back 'funny' but usually they grow back the same. ...Read more
See a podiatrist: If it is infected it needs to be removed. If you get this often, then the side for you toenails could be neutralize so that it does not grow any more. ...Read more
Keep it clean: If there is infection, keep it clean. If it is bleeding, put gauze and pressure on it and elevate it. A large toenail sometimes takes 12 - 18 months to grow back. ...Read more
See a foot doc: They will permenantly remove the ingrown portion of the nail. ...Read more
Need some help on lifting toenail. Any home solutions? Once it's cured will the toenail grow back? Thanks.
Cut toenail: The toenail needs to be cut at angle so that it does not cut into skin and a wedge of cotton is placed between toenail and skin so that itvdoes not cit into the skin. Continued soaking to calm inflammation is necessary. There are some individuals who are prone to recurrent ingrown nails and it can be familial. A permanent phenol procedure by podiatrist may be necessary. ...Read more
White Nails: Nails are held on to your fingers and toes by suction (which gives it the pinkish color)....As the nail grows out past the end of the finger or toe, the nails color changes. Nails natural color is whiteish because they are translucent. ...Read more
About 1-2mm/month: Everyone is different but approximately 1-2mm per month. ...Read more
What can I do if my toenail haven't grew back since 1996 I had surgery on it will it ever grow back?
Depends: It depends on whether the nail root was removed. After that many years, sounds like you had a permanent removal of the nail called a matrixectomy. ...Read more
What can I do if my toenail ripped off whilst I fell off the trampoline, how long does it take to grow back?
1 year: If you tore off the entire toenail. ...Read more
All my toenails, except for both of the big ones, grow an extra toenail on top of the first toenail. No yellowing. They come off easy. What causes it?
Split perso-nail-ity: This sounds like a nail root phenomena. The root appears to be making nails with possibly a split layer of nail making cells. To remove all doubt, see a specialist with knowledge of how nails grow. ...Read more
Yes: It may take up to a year if its the big toe nail. ...Read more