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How long until my black toenail falls off and a new one starts growing?
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In brief: More info needed
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..Your health status, any problems such as gout, diabetes or blood pressure concerns.You should state how long it has been a problem and what you do to make it feel better.Also tells us what it looks like..Is it discolored, swollen or point tender.The more you tell the better the answer.

In brief: More info needed
To receive an answer that will be more helpful for you , you need to give more information.
..Your health status, any problems such as gout, diabetes or blood pressure concerns.You should state how long it has been a problem and what you do to make it feel better.Also tells us what it looks like..Is it discolored, swollen or point tender.The more you tell the better the answer.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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In brief: 4 to 6 months
Faster in younger patients and in warmer weather..
.Slower in older patients with less blood flow, in smokers and in colder weather. The nail may not fall off. You may just see a new clear line as the dark nail grows forward.

In brief: 4 to 6 months
Faster in younger patients and in warmer weather..
.Slower in older patients with less blood flow, in smokers and in colder weather. The nail may not fall off. You may just see a new clear line as the dark nail grows forward.
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
In brief: Time
Can take 3-6 months or more.

In brief: Time
Can take 3-6 months or more.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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In brief: Approximately 1 year
Depending on how it was injured it may take up to 1 year for the nail to fully grow out.

In brief: Approximately 1 year
Depending on how it was injured it may take up to 1 year for the nail to fully grow out.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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