How To Treat Fungal Nail Infection

How To Treat Fungal Nail Infection

Fungal nail infections can affect part or all of the nail, including the nail plate, nail bed and root of the nail.The infection develops slowly and causes the nail to become stained, thickened and distorted. The toenails are more frequently affected than the nails.

Signs and Symptoms of a Fungal Nail Infection

The most common sign of a fungal nail infection is the nail becoming thickened and coloured. The nail can turn white, black, yellow or green.

How you can treat toe nail infection

How you can treat toenail infection

What causes a fungal nail infection?

Most fungal nail infections are caused by dermatophyte fungi, which also cause athlete’s foot

Several factors increase the risk of a fungal nail infection developing. For example:

  • wearing shoes that cause your feet to get hot and sweaty
  • being in a humid environment
  • regular damage to the nail or skin
  • poor health or certain health conditions, such as diabetes or psoriasis

Treating a fungal nail infection

Fungal nail infections can be treated and usually cured, but some treatments can take several months to work. Antifungal medicines include antifungal tablets and nail paint.

Antifungal tablets are usually active, but they may cause side effects. You should discuss this with your GP before deciding which treatment to use.

Asset Chemist Online doctor can prescribe antifungal medicine for your toenail fungal infection.

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