Loose toenail (bawk)

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Aug 2018
1:15pm, 28 Aug 2018
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oumaumau
I've got a loose toenail a month after bruising it quite heavily, and a 3 day ultra starting Friday. Pull it off, or tape it in place and see what happens (retch, cough, choke etc)
Aug 2018
1:16pm, 28 Aug 2018
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oumaumau
Should obvs be a question mark there :-P
Aug 2018
1:17pm, 28 Aug 2018
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Nick Cook
retch, cough, choke indeed!

(I'd either tape it up or cut off the flappy bit!)
Aug 2018
1:19pm, 28 Aug 2018
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Sam Jelfs
Pull it off.
Aug 2018
1:29pm, 28 Aug 2018
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HellsBells
Trim it as short as you can then tape it. It'll fall off on it's own eventually, but if you rip it off you may damage the nail bed and make it grow back wonky
Aug 2018
2:44pm, 28 Aug 2018
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fetcheveryone
Good luck :-O My toenails are in a shocking state.
Aug 2018
2:58pm, 28 Aug 2018
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Velociraptor
Bite it off.
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Aug 2018
6:49pm, 28 Aug 2018
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um
trim and tape - or just suggesting - see if local GP (or BUPA style place) will assist with a rapid removal? I wouldn't go to Dr V'rap - the posts she's done today, that biting may hurt. (but do ask for a home visit, just for the fun of it) ;-)
Aug 2018
6:51pm, 28 Aug 2018
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Velociraptor
They don't let me do toenails any more, for some reason :P
Aug 2018
7:10pm, 28 Aug 2018
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oumaumau
Thanks folks, I'll trim it when I get home from hols tomorrow. Don't fancy an open wound for three days of running, if at all possible

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