12 08 / 2019

Types of Fungal Infections

By |2019-08-12T13:19:29-07:00August 12th, 2019|

Fungal infections occur under the same umbrella called mycosis and can affect multiple parts of the body including both the feet and even the nails. Changes in your skin such as redness, peeling, and cracking can be key indicators of a fungal infection. Another symptom is itching which causes you to scratch the area of [...]

8 08 / 2019

Top 7 Conditions Similar to Nail Fungus

By |2019-08-08T11:57:22-07:00August 8th, 2019|

Though nail fungus is one of the most common nail conditions affecting 3 million people in the US, your symptoms might also be indications of other nail conditions. Below are the top 7 nail conditions similar to nail fungus.  Lines and ridges: large groove around the nail, can be caused by chemotherapy.  Senile Nails: Brittle [...]

6 08 / 2019

What Different Colors of your Nails Mean

By |2019-08-06T13:03:01-07:00August 6th, 2019|

Nail discoloration is often an indicator of an underlying problem of nail fungus, but it can also be the result of another disease. Below are the possible diseases indicated by specific colors of your nails.  White or Yellow Air may be trapped under the nail, which can lead to a fungus infection. Check out our [...]

2 08 / 2019

Diagnosing a Nail Fungus Infection

By |2019-08-02T11:19:48-07:00August 2nd, 2019|

After suspecting you have a nail fungus infection, the next step is to call a podiatrist for further information about your condition and what steps to take for advanced infections. In order to diagnose whether your nail infection might be a fungus infection, the podiatrist will test debris found underneath the nail and examined. Tests [...]