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What do I do if the cuticle of my toenail got torn from the skin

Patient: What do I do if the cuticle of my toenail tore apart from my skin?

 

 

Doctor: Hello. Welcome to ask the doctor.In people with the habit of back pushing the cuticle usually get such changes in c uticle like ragged cuticle, separated cuticle from proximal nail fold.In such cases, I advise my patients to stop the habit of manipulating with the cuticle.Along with oral tablets containing Biotin, Calcium pantothenate, selenium is also started.Visit your doctor so that he can examine you and give you a prescription accordingly.You can share my opinion with him.I hope it helps.Take care

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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