Toenail Fungus Onychomycosis

Who doesn’t want more attractive toes and beautiful toenails? Toenails, however, often serve as barometers of our health. Pitted nails, ingrown nails, discolored, infected nails can be an embarrassment when wearing sandals, flip-flops and open toe shoes. These conditions, often painful and uncomfortable, should be evaluated and treated by a podiatrist who can diagnose the ailment, and then provide appropriate treatment or prescribe medication. Nail fungus is a fungal infection in one or more of your nails. An infection with nail fungus may begin as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail. As the nail fungus spreads deeper into your nail, it may cause your nail to discolor, thicken and develop crumbling edges — an unsightly and potentially painful problem. An infection with nail fungus may be difficult to treat, and it may recur. But medications are available to help clear up nail fungus.

Toenail Fungus Treatment & Cure:

Once a nail fungal infection begins, it can persist indefinitely if not treated. See your podiatrist at the first sign of nail fungus, which is often a tiny white or yellow spot under the tip of your nail. The following are tips will also help treat and helpfully cure, toenail fungus. Don’t apply polish to discolored nails if you suspect an infection. Wear shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe. Clean and dry feet resist disease. Shoe, socks, and hosiery should be changed more than once daily. Clip toenails straight across, and disinfect instruments used to cut nails, including home pedicure tools.

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