Is manicure and pedicure contraindicated for nail tumor?

When we have a client with the following condition: nail tumor

Signs and symptoms for nail tumor

  • These tumors tend to have a bluish discoloration, although a whitish appearance may also be noted
  • Elevation of the nail bed can occur
  • In rare cases, the tumors may present in other body areas
NAIL TUMOR contraindications In beauty therapy


A Nail Tumor is a lesion found under the nail plate. It is attached to the nail bed or matrix. Most tumor growths of the nail bed are benign, but some may be malignant.

These need to be removed surgically. Benign and malignant tumors both affect the nail and cause a deformity.

The tumors could be myxoid cysts, pyogenic granulomas, glomus tumors, onychocytic matricoma, Bowen disease or squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma.

Is nail tumor contagious?
No, "nail tumor" is NOT contagious!

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