... I have been dealing with toe nail problems for two years now. ... (4 replies)
... Once the matrix is damaged in this manner, it will not develop proper healthy nail plate cells. I am afraid that the damage may be permanent. The matrix is where the nail plate cells are developed and damage such as this can prevent proper development. ... (2 replies)
... i also recently have had severe damage to my finger matrix. ... (2 replies)
... If it ends up being a nale 'mole' she will have to biopsy, and this may mean permanent damage to the nail plate due to the trauma to the nail matrix. Please be sure to book an appointment with her!!! ... (3 replies)
... I sure will. I just painted the nails a nice cherry red, so I can't see the nail, but there was a very small bruise-type mark at the cuticle line. Time will tell...my fingernails grow at a pretty nice rate, so I hope I see SOME significant growth in the big toe.
I'll let you know...
Thanks, again, for the help.
Amy (19 replies)
... Rip the nail out by the root and it won't grow anymore because it ccanot create new nail plate cells. Damage the matrix and the nail may grow in bumpy or ridged depending on the amount of damage. ... (19 replies)
... Well, today I noticed the nail is separating on the sides of the nail now. I can lift it more. Wonderful. I guess it's just a matter of time before it falls off. Fabulous. I just HOPE it grows back normally. ... (19 replies)
... possibly permanent. If you continue to damage the nail through exercise, the nail may never grow forward firmly attached to the nail bed, so in that case, your doctor would be right. If you switch to a different type of exercise until the nai complately heals, it should be fine. ... (19 replies)
... it takes forever for it to grow out, but mine finally did. If you choose to have the fungal nail removed there won't be any protective covering on it, so I decided against that. It takes sometimes a year for the thing to grow out, so be patient. ... (4 replies)
... only the underlying bone. The matrix can be in a state of 'faint' for a long time before it heals to the point of being able to produce new nail plate cells. This can take anywhere from 6 months to a year. Depending on the extent of damage to the matrix, the nail plate may never be 'normal' again. ... (7 replies)
... it doesn't sound like melanonychia because it usually is very dark brown. Purple is more classic for hematoma. Yes, it is possible to damage the matrix and not remember. ... (5 replies)
... never result to overfiling a nail, or what some cheaper nail places like to call "roughing up the nail" alot of people say that acrillics are most damaging to the nail. ... (7 replies)
... The lunula is the leading edge of the matrix where the nail plate cells are developed. If it were completely gone, no nail would grow. The soft portion under the cuticle are new cells that have not lost their inner material yet, so they are still soft, round and plump. ... (1 replies)
... If the Matrix of the nail was damaged, it will form ridges and bumps and the nail plate will respond in the same manner since it grows according to the way it is developed. ... (1 replies)
... The nail bed does not grow, it is a permanent fixture just like your regular skin. The only way the nail plate will not grow is if you had the root permanently and surgically removed. ... (1 replies)
... Whenever the Matrix is damaged, it will temporarily stop producing new nail plate cells until it completely heals. The healing process depends entirely on how badly you damaged it. ... (1 replies)
... Thumbsuckers usually develop a paronychia infection from having the nail and cuticle wet all the time. Take him to his pediatrician for a proper diagnosis. You need to try and break him of that habit by giving him an alternative. ... (1 replies)
... The portion of the nail unit that developes the nail plate cells is calle dthe Matrix and is located at the base of the nail under the cuticle area. You can see the leading edge of the Matrix on your thumbs, index finger, some on the ring finger and rarely on the pinky. ... (1 replies)
... it can take up to a year for the nail to completely replace itself. ... (1 replies)
... The nails will continue to grow from the Matrix which lies under the Proximal nail fold at the base of the nail. Yes, they will be very tender since the nail technician probably removed them by ripping them off rather than safely soaking them off. ... (1 replies)