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Nail Worry

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Hi. So I did something kind of stupid. I had bought these fake nails from the Kiss company and I used the glue and painted them as my sort of fake acrylic nails. They weren’t really that long, but my anxiety began to spike, so I took them off while following the proper precautions, but I still have glue stuck on as well as a hangnail. I have been thinking I want to do it again, this time only gluing a small tip instead of the entire nail onto my own. However, my anxiety has had me absolutely floored. I am so nervous about the potential bacteria that can get under the nail. To make matters worse, I am going on a field trip to a hospital for about six hours this weekend for a club I am a part of and am even more nervous that germs from the hospital will get trapped under them. I am really at a loss for what to do.
 

triceps

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Hi. So I did something kind of stupid. I had bought these fake nails from the Kiss company and I used the glue and painted them as my sort of fake acrylic nails. They weren’t really that long, but my anxiety began to spike, so I took them off while following the proper precautions, but I still have glue stuck on as well as a hangnail. I have been thinking I want to do it again, this time only gluing a small tip instead of the entire nail onto my own. However, my anxiety has had me absolutely floored. I am so nervous about the potential bacteria that can get under the nail. To make matters worse, I am going on a field trip to a hospital for about six hours this weekend for a club I am a part of and am even more nervous that germs from the hospital will get trapped under them. I am really at a loss for what to do.
Hi Sophie. How about wearing some latex gloves during your trip to the hospital? You might get some looks or questions about it but it's more important to feel protected than what others might think.
 

Kelculator

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And if you wear the gloves you can just tell people that you have a wound. I don't think anyone would question that.
 

Rinka

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Hi. So I did something kind of stupid. I had bought these fake nails from the Kiss company and I used the glue and painted them as my sort of fake acrylic nails. They weren’t really that long, but my anxiety began to spike, so I took them off while following the proper precautions, but I still have glue stuck on as well as a hangnail. I have been thinking I want to do it again, this time only gluing a small tip instead of the entire nail onto my own. However, my anxiety has had me absolutely floored. I am so nervous about the potential bacteria that can get under the nail. To make matters worse, I am going on a field trip to a hospital for about six hours this weekend for a club I am a part of and am even more nervous that germs from the hospital will get trapped under them. I am really at a loss for what to do.
If you keep a clean environment while gluing the nails on and wash your hands properly then there shouldn’t be a problem really. Usually those nail infections happen if someone is not taking enough care. In regards to the hospital, follow the advice of the others, just ware cloves and use the disinfectant stations and the wards.
 

Telious

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Hi our bodys are Very resilient and a little bacteria under your nail wont hurt we have a immunesystem for that but if your really worried take anti biotics after i kno im not a doctor but it will ease your mind because that will kill any underlying infections and the hospital visit yes use all disenfectant stations on your trip and wipe down your toilet seats i do this all the time
 
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