A group of fungi called dermatophytes love humidity. They flourish in damp areas of your body that includes your toenails. When you wear dirty socks and shoes for long periods of time and use public showers and swimming pools barefoot on a regular basis, these fungi begin to flourish on your nails. There are other factors such as weakened immunity, injury to nails, dermatological problems and diabetes that make you prone to the infection.
Signs and Symptoms of Fungal Nail Infection
The most distressing symptom of the infection is not pain but the social stigma it carries. When the fungi colony grows, the following signs and symptoms occur:
- The infected nail appears grossly thick and coarse with a white, black, yellow or green discoloration.
- Within a few weeks, nails become very brittle and even break off completely.
- Adjacent skin becomes inflamed, itchy and painful.
- Foul odor
- Psychological trauma
- How to Tackle the Fungal Infection
Today we will tell you a bunch of tried and tested treatment options and nail fungus medicine that will help you cure the fungal infection beyond doubt.
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