6 12 / 2018

Fungal infection vs Bacterial infection

By |2018-12-06T17:34:50-07:00December 6th, 2018|

Although we are always surrounded by various kinds of fungi, bacteria, and other microorganisms no matter how clean we are, not everyone has his/her toes infected - this is because their immune system prevents those microorganisms to overgrowth on your toes. However, when your immune defense becomes weaker, the pathogens will start overgrowing and start [...]

13 11 / 2018

Three Stages of Fungal Nail Infection

By |2018-11-13T12:55:46-07:00November 13th, 2018|

Fungal toenail infection usually begins as fungus gets in through the crack of the nail. Once the toenail gets infected, it starts changing its appearance. Toenail fungus is usually painless, but sometimes it causes pain and discomfort in your toe. The appearance of the infected nail differs depending on the stages of your infection: Early [...]

8 11 / 2018

4 Classic Types of Fungal Nail Infection

By |2018-11-08T13:27:39-07:00November 8th, 2018|

Fungal infection of the nail, medically called Onychomycosis, can be classified as 4 basic types. Distal Subungual Onychomycosis (DSO) The most common form of nail fungus. It is usually caused by a fungus called T. Rubrum, which also cause athlete’s foot. T. Rubrum infects the nail bed and underneath the nail plate that changes nail [...]