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Bleeding in ingrown finger nails - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2008
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :  
How can i help you
Doctor :  
Please proceed with your query
User :   I have a cracked nail ..its on my index finger it has internal bleeding in nail bed.its just a crack on 1/2 of the nail
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
I will help you in this
Doctor :  
Can i ask few questions ?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Whats your age and gender ?
User :   I m24 M
Doctor :  
Since how many days do you have this ?
User :   today
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   will that nail grow back
Doctor :  
do you have pain ?
User :   or should I remove it
Doctor :  
or any external bleeding
User :   yes
User :   not external bleeding
Doctor :   do you have any medical illness ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
then ideal is to remove it
Doctor :  
as the nail part will regrow
Doctor :  
but it should be done in hospital
Doctor :  
and dressing has to be done
User :   is it okk to keep this like crack nail until its falls
Doctor :  
Yes the other option
Doctor :  
is to just wait and watch
Doctor :  
if it falls on its own then

Doctor :   no need of any intervention
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