8 07 / 2019

Who Gets Toenail Fungus?

By |2019-07-09T09:10:24-07:00July 8th, 2019|

Between men and women, men turn out to be more likely to contract a toenail fungus than women. The older you are, the higher your chances are.  Diabetics, people with athlete’s foot, people who are immunocompromised, smokers, swimmers, and surfers are also put at more risk for developing onychomycosis. Since the fungus is very contagious,  [...]

3 07 / 2019

Can Nail Fungus Spread to Other Parts of the Body?

By |2019-07-03T11:36:04-07:00July 3rd, 2019|

Nail fungus, also known as onychomycosis, is a condition caused by fungal pathogens such as dermatophytes. It may grow on or in between the nail plate and nail bed causing discoloration of the nail or texture change. Though some fungal infections can be quite infectious and easy to spread, fungi that affect primarily toenails only [...]

1 07 / 2019

The Most Effective Treatment for Toenail Fungus

By |2019-07-01T11:27:45-07:00July 1st, 2019|

After you have seen a doctor and diagnosed for having a toe fungus your doctor will give you multiple options for treatment: Applying topical creams that are applied to the actual nail Topical nail polishes such as Ciclopirox Oral antifungal drugs Laser treatment  Topical Creams and solutions such as medicated nail polishes and tea tree [...]

28 06 / 2019

This Seemingly Harmless Fashion Trend Can Put You at Risk

By |2019-06-28T12:15:54-07:00June 28th, 2019|

Recently, many men have been picking up the stylish European trend of wearing shoes without socks which puts them at higher risk of contracting foot fungus. When we are constantly wearing shoes daily, our feet are also secreting sweat and expelling heat which promotes an excellent breeding ground for fungus to thrive. When people choose [...]