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What should I do if my toenail fell off due to a fungal nail infection?
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In brief: Antifungal
With the nail off i would start to use a topical antifungal on the nailbed.

In brief: Antifungal
With the nail off i would start to use a topical antifungal on the nailbed.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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In brief: Wait
If you nail falls off due to a presumed fungal infection, see your physician.
If it is indeed a fungal infection, you may be treated to help eliminate the infection. The nail will most liekly regrow. It can take 6-12 mos for a toenail to regrow. Depending on how much damage was done by the infection, the nail may or may not regrow normally.

In brief: Wait
If you nail falls off due to a presumed fungal infection, see your physician.
If it is indeed a fungal infection, you may be treated to help eliminate the infection. The nail will most liekly regrow. It can take 6-12 mos for a toenail to regrow. Depending on how much damage was done by the infection, the nail may or may not regrow normally.
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Dr. Christopher Crosby
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