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Real nail completely coming off.

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April 29th I ended up trapping my thumb in a car door resulting in breaking the bone and a black/purple bruising immediately showing under my nail. (have acrylics on)

i was advised by the doctors it will not fall off but unfortunately the nail is now hanging and i'm keeping it held on with a plaster.

When the nail comes off, what can I do to prevent infection and further damage. Also I want to put some protective on it, what's the best thing to put on it but also that it breaths so it drys.

Answers will be appreciated greatly

Erin x

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sirI has 30 years experience as a MSN, APRN, NP and specializes in Education, FP, LNC, Forensics, ED, OB.

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Hello and welcome,

Per our Terms of Service, we cannot provide medical advice, which is what you need. Please discuss alternatives with your primary care provider for he/she is the only one who can properly advise you.

We hope things improve for you and wish you well.

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