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... Since the lab found "no fungus" based on the small nail tip analysis, I did not realize trauma could make the nail more susceptible to fungus, even if it wasn't there to begin with. ... (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)
... I seriously doubt if the doctor will remove the nail as long as it is firmly attached to the remainder of the nail bed. ... (2 replies)

Black spot on nail
Feb 16, 2004
... To begin with, you shouldn't be tearing off your nail plate as it protects the underlying soft tissues of the nail bed. ... (3 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)
... 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)
Damaged nail bed
May 10, 2009
... 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)
... Vertical black lines and nail damage, can be (median nail dystrophy) according to my dermotologist. He said your nails may never grow properly. This disease or so its called. I have used a well-knowned brand of (TEA TREE OIL). I soaked my fingers in the oil for a few minutes a day. They were so badly cracked, chipped, split, and one almost came off the nail bed (matrix).... (1 replies)
Nail plate
Jan 4, 2009
... 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)
... months depending on your genetics for nail growth. The nail grows from the Matrix and unless the damage was to the matrix, it should be fine. ... (3 replies)
Finger nail injury
Oct 14, 2008
... p with plain gauze and tie it onto the finger, or use that elastic tape that sticks to itself to keep it on the finger. Don't cover the area with tape where the nail plate injury is. ... (1 replies)
... It totally depends on exactly where on the nail the trauma occurred and the force at which it occurred. ... (3 replies)
... It will probably be okay, but may have sustained permanent damage. The nail may grow in with a dent or a raised area where the damage occurred, but should stay localized to that area. ... (1 replies)
... t in over a week. However, I fear that I did permanent damage. 3 years ago I picked off my entire thumbnail, tearing away layers from the base of the nail. The nail bed became inflammed and healed, and then I would pick off hardened skin of the nail bed, creating more inflammation. I repeated this process over and over. ... (2 replies)
Toe nail ridging
Mar 24, 2008
... could be a lot fo things. Instead of seeing your regular doctor, you might want to consider seeing a Podiatrist. They are trained on nail diseases of the toe nails. ... (3 replies)
Nail Loss
Mar 14, 2008
... however, you will not know the extent of the damage until a new nail begins to grow. It may grow in damaged permanently or temporarily. ... (1 replies)

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