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Nail fungus Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... You may have a nail fungal infection if one or more of your nails are: Thickened Brittle, crumbly or ragged Distorted in shape Flat or dull, having lost luster and shine Yellow, green, brown or black ...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... Fungi are microscopic organisms that don''t need sunlight to survive. Some fungi have beneficial uses, while others cause illness and infection. Nail fungal infections are typically caused by a fungus...
Source: MayoClinic

Nail fungus Prevention

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Prevention
... To help prevent nail fungus and reduce recurrent infections, practice good hand and foot hygiene by following these steps: Keep your nails short, dry and clean. Trim nails straight across and file dow...
Source: MayoClinic

Nail fungus Treatment

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Complications
... Nail fungal infections can be painful and may cause permanent damage to your nails. They may also lead to other serious infections that can spread beyond your feet. In addition, they can pose a seriou...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... Nail fungus can be difficult to treat, and repeated infections are common. Over-the-counter antifungal nail creams and ointments are available, but they aren''t very effective. Fortunately, other nons...
Source: MayoClinic

   

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