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Damaged nail bed
May 10, 2009
... will result in slowed growth until the matrix heals. Once it has healed, it will begin to produce healthy cells and will push the damaged portion of nail plate off the free edge. ... (1 replies)
... ly separate from the nail plate where the blood has collected. Keep it clean and dry. If it already has a fungal infection, keep applying your medication. The matrix lied deep under teh cuticle skin and can run as far back as the first knuckle. ... (2 replies)
... what are the chances that the toenail matrix is damaged from a trauma like this? ... (2 replies)

... weeks isn't eough time for the matrix to produce enough new cells to see them, much less feel them. Please do not apply pressure from ANY source in this area as you can do further damage. ... (1 replies)
... The matrix is comprised of three main sections that produce the nail plate cells. ... (7 replies)
... was damaged, the effects will be permanent. The matrix is where the nail plate cells are 'born', and once this is damaged or comppromised, the nail plate will always show the results of the damage. ... (1 replies)
Damaged nail
Jan 24, 2006
... If he damaged the matrix where the nail plate cells are born, or the nail bed sustained damage, there is not much he can do except to change the way they look cosmetically. ... (1 replies)
... About a month and a half ago, I slammed my middle finger in a door. It immediately turned a dark purple and swelled up, but went down in about a week. ... (0 replies)
... ail plate, you also damage the nail bed underneath. The result will be nail plate separation depending on the degree of trauma. It will all grow forward as the matrix developes new nail plate cells and pushes the damaged portion forward off the free edge. ... (2 replies)
... The ER doctor I met with removed the nail and used silver nitrate to kill off the nail matrix to prevent the nail from growing back. ... (0 replies)
... You might be able to graft a toenail over the damaged nail, but the root of the nail would also have to be removed along with the surface of the nail bed. ... (6 replies)
... you can apply an antibacterial ointment if you are concerned about infection, but no more than twice a day. ... (1 replies)
... The infection has fully disappeared and now all that remains is a hole which is about 3 to 4 millimeters wide and long. ... (1 replies)
... From what I read from you, Marti, not only in my thread, but others, if the matrix is okay, when the nail grows out, it should be fine. Have you ever heard of permanent damage to the nail and always having the separation? ... (19 replies)
... I then had to ask, since I was still confused about the damage, why, if the matrix wasn't damaged, the nail wouldn't grow back normally. Apparently, I either misunderstood or he didn't explain correctly. ... (19 replies)
... drabs of different things. I have read they're called "duck bill" or "Ski slope" nails, that it's something you're born with and that there's nothing you can do about it. ... (0 replies)
... When I dealt with the doctor and asked about what to expect in all this, he couldn't provide me this level of detail. ... (2 replies)
... Whenever one experiences trauma to the nail, it will usually compromise the nail bed as well as the Matrix where the nail plate cells are developed. Dropping something on your nail or slamming it in a car door comes under this as well. ... (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)
... mmon at the base of the nail is the leading edge of the matrix and the portion that produces the uppermost layer of nail plate. ... (4 replies)

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