No. The nail plate of the toes is made of a specialized keratin that has no blood vessels. If you see blood while cutting your nails it is possible that you have violated the soft tissue below the nail plate. A good rule of thumb is to leave just a sliver of white at the distal aspect of the nail plate.

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