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Why are my fingernails growing very slowly after hand surgery?
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Nail growth
Fingernails growth is not uniform. Longer fingers with longer phalanges grow faster. Some state that nails grow fster in the summer. Nutritional and metabolic issues affects nail growth.
Recent trauma or surgery may slow down growth.

In brief: Nail growth
Fingernails growth is not uniform. Longer fingers with longer phalanges grow faster. Some state that nails grow fster in the summer. Nutritional and metabolic issues affects nail growth.
Recent trauma or surgery may slow down growth.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Vascular flow
After surgery of the hand the general flow of blood to the hand can be altered to affect the fingernail growth.
This is usually not a lomg term issue unless it is a replant part.

In brief: Vascular flow
After surgery of the hand the general flow of blood to the hand can be altered to affect the fingernail growth.
This is usually not a lomg term issue unless it is a replant part.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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Dr. Jack Choueka
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Not uncommon
Changes in the rate of fingernail growth after surgery both slower and faster are not uncommon.
In time the rate of growth generally normalizes.

In brief: Not uncommon
Changes in the rate of fingernail growth after surgery both slower and faster are not uncommon.
In time the rate of growth generally normalizes.
Dr. Jack Choueka
Dr. Jack Choueka
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