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Why are your fingerprints not affected by cuts or injuries to your fingers?

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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: They are

But it's pretty hard to significantly deface all ten fingers.

In brief: They are

But it's pretty hard to significantly deface all ten fingers.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics

In brief: See below

They are temporarily affected but the genetics of your skin growth form the pattern of the finger print and, unless a significant scar occurs, the finger print will eventually return to it's former pattern.

In brief: See below

They are temporarily affected but the genetics of your skin growth form the pattern of the finger print and, unless a significant scar occurs, the finger print will eventually return to it's former pattern.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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