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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Stubbed toe. No nail regrowth. How to regenerate growth?

1) 55 y.o.WF, 5 3 140lbs. i stubbed my toe 3 months ago; no bleeding , swelling , redness or pus . nail is attached at cuticle base, but not the rest of the nail, & there hasn t been nail regrowth. what can i do to regenerate growth? 2) 30 y.o.WM w/ GERDs, otherwise healthy, i noticed a beautymark -type spot on lower quadrant of the white part L eye @ approx 5o clock. what is that? thank you for your time. YYYY@YYYY or YYYY@YYYY
Tue, 23 Jul 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello,
Thanks for the query.

The nail injury might have destroyed the nail matrix.

Once nail matrix is destroyed it cannot be regenerated,

The option for you is to go for nail implant.

Please meet a plastic surgeon.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.
http://www.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-rahul-kumar/64818

Wishing you a good health.
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Stubbed toe. No nail regrowth. How to regenerate growth?

Hello, Thanks for the query. The nail injury might have destroyed the nail matrix. Once nail matrix is destroyed it cannot be regenerated, The option for you is to go for nail implant. Please meet a plastic surgeon. Let me know if you have any other doubt. you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link. http://www.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-rahul-kumar/64818 Wishing you a good health. Thank you