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Are there any potential complications you could have from tearing off a toe nail?
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Dr. David Yan
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
After having a nail (finger or toe) removed or torn off, you need to know the status of the underlying nail bed.
If the nail bed has been badly damaged or has not been repaired well, the growing nail may lift off as it grows out.

In brief: Maybe
After having a nail (finger or toe) removed or torn off, you need to know the status of the underlying nail bed.
If the nail bed has been badly damaged or has not been repaired well, the growing nail may lift off as it grows out.
Dr. David Yan
Dr. David Yan
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Toenail avulsion
Pain, bleeding and infection.
You should see your podiatrist to evaluate !

In brief: Toenail avulsion
Pain, bleeding and infection.
You should see your podiatrist to evaluate !
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Many possibilities
Pain, redness, swelling, infection, nail bed trauma, and abnormal nail re-growth can result following the “tearing off of a nail”.

In brief: Many possibilities
Pain, redness, swelling, infection, nail bed trauma, and abnormal nail re-growth can result following the “tearing off of a nail”.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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