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Would it be ok to put a false nail ontop of a bruised fingernail. Or might it take the whole nail off?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: May promote fungus

Depending on the degree of damage the false nail will trap bacteria and fungi which can lead to infection.
If it temporary for a special occasion it is ok but for a period of months it may not be the best idea. File nail if possible and cover with polish to hide bruise.

In brief: May promote fungus

Depending on the degree of damage the false nail will trap bacteria and fungi which can lead to infection.
If it temporary for a special occasion it is ok but for a period of months it may not be the best idea. File nail if possible and cover with polish to hide bruise.
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