25 03 / 2020

Can You Get Toenail Fungus at Home?

By |2020-03-25T11:18:37-07:00March 25th, 2020|

Fungus may be present everywhere in the environment. They are usually found in warm and moist environments like showers and pools. Public places are known to have fungus, but it can be in your own home too. Molds and fungus can live in carpeting for years. When fungal spores transfer to the skin and over [...]

19 03 / 2020

Get Rid of Toenail Fungus for Sandal Season

By |2020-03-19T10:19:01-07:00March 19th, 2020|

Toenail fungus, medically known as onychomycosis, is an infection usually caused by fungi called dermatophytes. Some infections are caused by molds or yeasts. Toenail fungus may also be a result of an untreated athlete’s foot. This happens when the foot’s infection spreads and infects the nail bed. This can be very embarrassing for people so [...]

18 03 / 2020

Does Toenail Fungus Come Back?

By |2020-03-18T08:49:04-07:00March 18th, 2020|

Toenail fungus is a common condition that affects 14% of North America according to the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. It is responsible for 50% of nail diseases. People are bothered by the unsightly appearance caused by toenail fungus. There are multiple choices to cure this condition including home remedies, over the counter [...]

17 03 / 2020

Why Don’t Topical Toenail Fungus Treatments Work?

By |2020-03-17T16:07:40-07:00March 17th, 2020|

Common topical treatments for toenail fungus such as amorolfine and ciclopirox are not very effective. Topical antifungal medications have low efficacy in treating toenail fungus, approximately 5%. This is mainly because the topical creams or solutions cannot penetrate through the nail plate. It cannot reach the nail bed where the infection lies. Toenail fungus also [...]