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Common problems may develop with artificial nails, such as:
Try home treatment for problems with artificial nails.
Do not put on another one if:
Dip your fingertip into rubbing alcohol for about 15 seconds before reattaching the artificial nail.
Here are some tips to help prevent problems with artificial nails.
Wait several days to see whether redness, itching, pain, or rash around or under the nail or separation of the nail from the nail bed develops.
This will clean the space between the nails. Then reattach the artificial nail.
Give your natural nails a month to rest before reapplying artificial nails.
Current as of:
July 2, 2020
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Current as of: July 2, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
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