Is manicure and pedicure contraindicated for bruised nails?

When we have a client with the following condition: bruised nails

Signs and symptoms for bruised nails

  • The most common symptom is severe, throbbing pain
  • A dark-colored discoloration (red, maroon, or purple-black) under all or part of the affected nail
  • Tenderness and swelling of the tip of the affected finger or toe
BRUISED NAILS contraindications In beauty therapy


A subungual hematoma is a collection of blood (hematoma) underneath a toenail or fingernail (black toenail). It can be extremely painful for an injury of its size, although otherwise it is not a serious medical condition.

In severe cases the nail may detach itself from the nail base. Unless there is damage to the matrix, a new nail will grow normally to replace it.

Is bruised nails contagious?
No, "bruised nails" is NOT contagious!

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