Toenail fungus is a pretty common infection that people of any age can get it. Once they do, it is usually very difficult to get rid of. To make matters worse, toenail fungus won’t just go away by itself so it will continue to spread from nail to nail. This is why people with toenail fungus should get treated as soon as possible. But the toes aren’t the only nails to look out for. What some people don’t realize is that fingernail fungus is also possible. And yes, nail fungus can even spread from a toenail to a fingernail.
Since fingernail fungus is very similar to toenail fungus, it can also be extremely difficult to get rid of. For many people, nail fungus on the fingers is actually even worse than toenail fungus because it’s harder to cover up hands than feet. People wear shoes all the time, but they don’t generally don’t want to go around wearing gloves every time they are out in public. People with fingernail fungus know that if other people look at their hands they will be asked a series of embarrassing questions.
If you have nail fungus on your fingers or your toes, you should get treated before the fungus spreads. There are quite a few different nail fungus treatments on the market, some of which are more effective than others. If you need help deciding which nail fungus treatment is the right one for you, you should consult with a doctor who has experience treating nail fungus. A podiatrist’s office is usually a good place to start. The sooner you get the treatment started, the sooner you will be rid of your nail fungus and the sooner you will be able to show off your healthy nails again.