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Old 08-05-2005, 07:27 AM   #1
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Unhappy Green under acrylic, with picture

I had acrylic nails on and had them refilled about 2 weeks ago. They were cracking and coming off when I went to refill them but the lady just put the new acrylic right over the cracks. After about a week, I started seeing a green spot overtop 1 of the cracks that was under the new fake nail. Once I took the nails off yesterday, I noticed it's a small green spot on my ring finger/right hand. Very close to the tip of my nail. Picture below. Any input on what it is and how to remove it would be GREATLY appreciated! Thanks!
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http://i16.photo bucket.com/albums/b41/WS1985/MVC-016S.jpg (without the space in photo bucket)

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Old 08-08-2005, 06:13 AM   #2
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Re: Green under acrylic, with picture

Even without seeing the photo, I could tell you that you have aquired a Pseudomonas Bacterial infection on top of the nail plate. this is the direct result of the nail technician not properly prepping the nail plae. leaving cracked product on the nail plate and applying right over it. All this does is seal bacteria between the nail plate and the overlay, resulting in infection. You did the right thing to take off the overlay. Simply exposing the infection to the air will allow the nail plate to dry out. The bacteria needs the moisture to grow, so keeping it dry for a few days will 'kill' the infection. I might suggest wiping the nail with a pad dampened with alcohol. Do this especially after having your hands in water, taking a shower, etc.

You can lightly buff the surface of the nail to remove some of the stain, but most of it will remain and grow out with the nail plate. The stain is a by-product of the infection and is compromised mainly of iron compounds.

 
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Old 08-08-2005, 06:21 AM   #3
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Re: Green under acrylic, with picture

Thank you for replying. Any suggestions on any nail strengtheners also?

 
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