Torn off nail

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I've tried to reach my charger under the bed, but I've hit my nail on one of the screws, that were in there. My nail was completely torn off (only the part of the nail on that skin under nail). What do I do? I've desinficated it, and I've put bandage to connect it somehow yet.File size is too big

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    nothing, ouch. When I was a kid I played soccer and my my toenail on my right foot was constantly pounding into shoes/ball. mine fell off many x's and grew right back.

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    Hi. gosh, that sounds so painful! You're doing the right thing. Signs of infection would be increasing pain and redness. If you're at all concerned, see a dr. Hope it heals soon!

    Melissa

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    Good job. You may want to change the bandage every day or two to make sure everything is going well and no infection has set in.

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    Cover the nail with tape or an adhesive bandage until the nail has grown out enough to protect the finger or toe. If you trim off the detached nail

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