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... Alright I am 16 years old and have had a pretty bad finger nail biting problem for at least 4 years now. Because of this my nails are constantly in bad condition and often have hang nails and other parts of my nails that are in the process of growing back. ... (1 replies)
... The white half moon at the base of the nail is called the lunula and is the leading edge of the matrix. The shorter the matrix, the less nail cells it can produce. ... (2 replies)
Infection?
Jul 10, 2006
... For about a month or two I have noticed a strange bump infront of my fingernail. It is pretty hard, and the skin is all rough and scratched up. It is not discolored or anything. The lunula is gone, it has slowly dissappeared. ... (3 replies)

... That real thin layer was probably a very thin layer of nail plate cells. When you drilled through it, the underlying nail bed pushed up through the hole. ... (3 replies)
Removal of Lunula.
Nov 21, 2008
... r not, I know it was my fault. It would be nice to know if it grows back, and if it bothered me that much to be random, then I could go to a doctor or something of the like the get it fixed? ... (4 replies)
... First of all, calm down. The portion that is sticking up higher than the nail plate is the nail bed. Whenever it is exposed through injury, it will swell up. Soak the nail twice a day in cold water to help with the pain and swelling. ... (1 replies)
... The attached part of the nail plate will push forward regardless of if the detached portion is left intact or cut away. Just because the nail has separated from the nail bed does not mean that the nail plate will not grow. ... (1 replies)
... I had a fungal infection under the proximal nail fold, and had to have my toenail removed so the infection would clear up. ... (2 replies)




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