30 09 / 2019

Nail Fungus Treatment for Pregnant Women

By |2019-09-30T11:10:54-07:00September 30th, 2019|

If you are pregnant and have nail fungus, treatment can begin during your term of pregnancy. However, the method of treatment is important to account for in order to keep the mother and the baby’s health safe.  Oral Antifungal Medication  Oral antifungals are only FDA  approved by animal testing for use during pregnancy. These results [...]

24 09 / 2019

How to Avoid Nail Fungus

By |2019-09-24T12:17:16-07:00September 24th, 2019|

Nail fungus causes the nails to be discolored, flaky, brittle, and thickened. They are caused by a branch of fungi that are called dermatophytes and are responsible for other skin infections such as jock itch and ringworm. Nail fungus is a very common condition that adults become more susceptible to as they age. It is [...]

17 09 / 2019

Laser Treatment for Nail Fungus

By |2019-09-17T11:56:13-07:00September 17th, 2019|

Laser treatment is an FDA approved option to treat nail fungus. It is proven to successfully eradicate nail fungus infections in both the fingers and toes. Although the most common option for people is anti-fungal oral medications, many try to avoid it. Oral medications come with harmful side effects such as liver damage. To be [...]

12 09 / 2019

How Jock Itch, Athlete’s Foot, and Ringworm Can Lead to Nail Fungus

By |2019-09-12T10:51:23-07:00September 12th, 2019|

One thing in common between ringworm, jock itch, athlete’s foot, and nail fungus are that they are all caused by a fungus. The fungus, dermatophyte, is classified as tinea-- an umbrella category for all infections on the skin. This type of fungus infection can come from sources such as animals, soil, or someone who has [...]