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... I can't keep it constantly elevated. The area just below the cuticle is very red and "angry" and there seems to be a dark brown stain around the side of my nail bed on the skin and around the top. ... (0 replies)
... pulling out of my nail. so I pulled it with nail pliers and a bit of the nail came off too, revealing the nail bed underneath. ... (0 replies)
Double toenail?
Sep 26, 2011
... About 20 years ago, my desk in school fell on my toe and the nail popped off. I think I damaged the nail bed because when my nail grew back, it was never the same. It's shaped weird, and I had a lot of infected ingrowns, and then eventually got a fungus. ... (2 replies)

Nail bed damaged?
Jun 12, 2011
... the same kind that two different doctors said were NOT fungus. Then, as it happened last time, my big toenail became ingrown and detached again, this time all the way back to the cuticle. ... (1 replies)
Nail bed damaged?
May 18, 2010
... My big toenail fell off after a long hike last summer. It grew back and looked fairly normal, albeit a little thick, in about 6 months. ... (1 replies)
... i've had issues with my left big toenail for about the last 9 years when i dropped a large heavy box on my toe and the nail was damaged. ... (3 replies)
Big Toe Issues
Apr 6, 2009
... Leave it alone, but keep it clean and dry. Yes, blood will remain in the layers of damaged nail bed. Eventually, it will either wash out as the dead skin cells fall off, or it will grow out as the new nailplate grows forward. ... (1 replies)
... Whenever one experiences trauma to the nail, it will usually compromise the nail bed as wella s the Matrix where the nail plate cells are developed. Dropping something on your toe comes under this as well. ... (3 replies)
... where the nail plate cella are 'born', then it will temporarily stop producing cells until it heals. When the new cells emerge, they will more than likely be damaged and you may have a hump or depression in the nail plate. This should grow out and as the matrix heals, it should develop undamaged cells. Only time will tell. ... (1 replies)
Toenail fungus
Nov 20, 2008
... tan color. It appears that the toe nail isn't attached to the nail bed and isn't pink like the first part of the nail. ... (4 replies)
... xide. I do not agree with the antibacterial ointment or the bandaid. Ointment and bandaids only serve to keep th elevels of natural oil and moisture within the damaged area. Bacteria and fungus just love wet, moist conditions. Instead of doing this, keep it clean and dry with twice daily applications of peroxide. ... (4 replies)
... o later, I banged one of the toenails on a dresser which seemed to have slightly lifted it from the nail bed. It's been a week since the dresser incident and my toenail felt extra thick, so much that the top of it rubbed on my shoes and was uncomfortable. ... (4 replies)
... The nail plate is attached to the nail bed by a series of rails and grooves and rides forward on these rails and grooves much like a train rides forward on its tracks. ... (1 replies)
... You more than likely damaged the nail bed and the nail plate cannot grow poroperly over the damage. Since you did this so long ago, it will always be this way. ... (1 replies)
... months to completely replace the damaged portion. Please do not keep it wet by applying antibacterial ointment as this will only keep the nail bed wet and prevent healing. Remember, this is 'raw' skin. ... (1 replies)
... loose from the nail bed. When this happens, try to cut it as sort as you can and keep it short until the new nail grows forward. As it grows, it will push the damaged portion off the free edge. Toe nails grow very slow, so it can take from 6 months to a year depending on your genetics. ... (1 replies)
... I am suspecting that the fungus might have returned, or the nail bed has been damaged from removing the effected portion. It could also be nail atrophy in that area. See your podiatrist. ... (2 replies)
Big Toenail Damage
Jan 19, 2008
... Soak the efected nails in cold water twice a day to relieve the pressure form the blood that has built up between the nail bed and the nail plate. ... (3 replies)
... Applying an acrylic nail to the exposed skin of the nail bed is the perfect way to give yourself an allergic reaction. Acrylic products should never be applied to skin as they are considered sensitizing agents. ... (3 replies)
... Cut away the lifted portion as far back as you can, or have your doctor do it for you. The nail plate will grow back in from the matrix and push the remaining damaged portion off the free edge. ... (1 replies)

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