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Why would finger nails grow faster than toe nails?

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In brief: Circulation

Fingers are closer to the heart.

In brief: Circulation

Fingers are closer to the heart.
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Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry

In brief: Closer to the heart

Fingers are closer to the heart than toes are, and therefore they get a quicker and higher blood flow than the toes.
Fingernails take an average of 6-8 months to outgrow while toenails take an average of 8-10 months.

In brief: Closer to the heart

Fingers are closer to the heart than toes are, and therefore they get a quicker and higher blood flow than the toes.
Fingernails take an average of 6-8 months to outgrow while toenails take an average of 8-10 months.
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