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Nail injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   I need an opinion
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   proceed
User :   I hurt my nail
Doctor :   when and how
User :   My nail got about half out of the slot where it was placed
User :   At work and about 2 weeks ago
User :   now it moved and feels weird
User :   moves*
Doctor :   it is still in place
User :   yes
Doctor :   how much is it attached
User :   most of it
User :   the front part of it is starting to move
Doctor :   is there any pus or fluid coming out of it
User :   not at the moment
User :   I checked with a doctor he said it will take about 6 months for a new one to grow?
User :   to grow
Doctor :   ok if it moves more it has to be cut at that place and moving part is to be removed
User :   oh okay
Doctor :   otherwise you can leave it as it is
Doctor :   so that it grows

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