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Is it normal for your toenail to fall off after haveing ingrown toenail surgery?

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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry

In brief: It can.

Any time you stress out a toenail with surgery or even a small in-office procedure, there's a small risk of the nail falling off completely.
Nails don't tend to take a joke very well, and if they're angry enough after a nail procedure, they may just give up and start over. (this is a very rare occurrence, though.).

In brief: It can.

Any time you stress out a toenail with surgery or even a small in-office procedure, there's a small risk of the nail falling off completely.
Nails don't tend to take a joke very well, and if they're angry enough after a nail procedure, they may just give up and start over. (this is a very rare occurrence, though.).
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