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Fingernail falling off secondary to sucking his thumb he is 22 months old. How to make sure another nail will grow in and tips to help stop sucking. ?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
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In brief: Don't worry

Not uncommon at this age, don't even try to stop it , it will grow back .
My son did this and has a normal, although spoon shaped nail, but he is doing well in college.

In brief: Don't worry

Not uncommon at this age, don't even try to stop it , it will grow back .
My son did this and has a normal, although spoon shaped nail, but he is doing well in college.
Dr. Thomas Riney
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