Definition: Fungal infection of the nail.
Medical terminology: onychomycosis
Have your nails become thick, crumbly, or discoloured? Have your nails become very brittle and have white, black, yellow or green patches? You might be experiencing a fungal infection of the nail. Onychomycosis (fungal infection of the nail) is the most common disease of the nails and may affect toenails or fingernails.
Causes of fungal nails:
[/list][reveal title=”How Do I Get Fungal Nails?” open=”false” color=”blue”]Nail infection is caused by contact with fungus. Unfortunately, fungus is found everywhere in our environment putting everybody at risk for fungal nails. There are some environments and conditions that increase your risk of nail infection.
[/list][/reveal][reveal title=”Ways to lower chances of getting fungal nails” open=”false” color=”blue”]There are many ways to reduce the chances of getting fungal nails:
[/list][/reveal][reveal title=”I Have Fungal Nails, What Should I Do?” open=”false” color=”blue”]First, you should book an appointment with David Allison to help assess the severity of your fungal nails, and to provide the correct treatment. Additional things you can do are: