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Do nails and hair grow after one dies?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No

Nails do not grow and hair sometimes has the appearance of growing due to contracture and drying of the skin around the hair, but in fact the hair does not grow after death.

In brief: No

Nails do not grow and hair sometimes has the appearance of growing due to contracture and drying of the skin around the hair, but in fact the hair does not grow after death.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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