Toe nail growing upward

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cackelcastlex10, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. cackelcastlex10

    cackelcastlex10 Out Of The Brooder

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    My one year old Silkie has a toenail that is growing upward it may be cracked if anyone can help me I would appreciate it thank you
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like it might be cracked where the nail meets the scales. Is that what you are seeing? If so, see if you can clean it up and if it is almost off anyway, finish it. Use antiseptic, maybe wrap toe until new nail starts growing or at least scabbed over so there's no infection setting in. If its a small crack, after you clean and dry it, super glue might do the trick. [​IMG]




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  3. cackelcastlex10

    cackelcastlex10 Out Of The Brooder

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    That's a great idea, thank you so much. She has been lifting that foot and I have been checking the bottom of her feet and not finding anything, I just noticed the nail today so it must be really bothering her. I will grab her in the morning and see what I can do.
     

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