how to care for a falling off toe nail

User - posted on 06/07/2012 ( 1 mom has responded )

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My daughter lost her big toe nail its all dry and starting to peel. What should I do. I already cut it off after it was about to come off. What can I do so her new toe nail will grow in good thanks

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Louise - posted on 06/08/2012

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Make sure the nail is strapped until it is completely off to prevent her cathcing it on socks and what ever. Make sure the area is clean and free from infection. The nail should grow back ok unless it was lost through some sort of trauma. If the nail bed is damaged it may not grow back at all.

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