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After you smash your pinky finger, if the nail falls off, will it grow back out? A pot fell on my pinky finger.

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Anti-Aging Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Most likely yes!

I wouldn't worry, it should grow back!

In brief: Most likely yes!

I wouldn't worry, it should grow back!
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
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Dr. Soroosh Armandi
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000018.htm
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Do the paper clip method only if you think there's blood. I know it sounds Crazy and Barbaric but it works!
Dr. Brian Lynch
Family Medicine

In brief: Smashed finger

Yes it should grow back without a problem unless you severely injured the base of the nail

In brief: Smashed finger

Yes it should grow back without a problem unless you severely injured the base of the nail
Dr. Brian Lynch
Dr. Brian Lynch
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