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My son dropped a heavy piece of wood on my toe a few weeks back.It has bled on and off since, but now the nail is dead and fell off.Will it grow back?

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Dr. Kyle Kinmon
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hopefully

Usually the nail will grow back but it might be thick and irregular.

In brief: Hopefully

Usually the nail will grow back but it might be thick and irregular.
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nail fell off

The good news, now that you have been through the hard part, is that yes, your toe nail will grow back.
It can in some cases grow back a little disformed if the force directly impacted the nail bed where new nail grows. It will take several months for the new nail to grow in.

In brief: Nail fell off

The good news, now that you have been through the hard part, is that yes, your toe nail will grow back.
It can in some cases grow back a little disformed if the force directly impacted the nail bed where new nail grows. It will take several months for the new nail to grow in.
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