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Nail laceration reversible?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Treatable yes

Reversible no.

In brief: Treatable yes

Reversible no.
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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes but...

Nail laceration like any wound will heal.
Surgical repair is preferred if the wound is deep. The nail matrix is found under the skin just in front of the nail plate. If this area is injured there is a possibility that the nail will not grow in that area leading to either a splitting of the nail plate as it grows or a deformed nail. See a dermatogist or podiatrist for evaluation.

In brief: Yes but...

Nail laceration like any wound will heal.
Surgical repair is preferred if the wound is deep. The nail matrix is found under the skin just in front of the nail plate. If this area is injured there is a possibility that the nail will not grow in that area leading to either a splitting of the nail plate as it grows or a deformed nail. See a dermatogist or podiatrist for evaluation.
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