24 10 / 2019

Things You Should Know About Toenail Fungus

By |2019-10-24T16:55:30-07:00October 24th, 2019|

A nail fungal infection, medically known as Onychomycosis, is one of the most common foot or nail conditions. About 3 to 12% of the population is affected by it. It often occurs in the big toenails, and is less commonly seen on the fingernails.  Toenail fungus tends to stay local. Fungus, generally, can spread easily [...]

23 10 / 2019

Nail Fungus and Cellulitis

By |2019-10-23T16:35:01-07:00October 23rd, 2019|

Nail fungus is a very common nail issue. It starts as a yellow or white spot on the nail that will eventually affect the whole nail. It can spread to other nails as well. The fungal infection may cause the nail to discolor, thicken, and break apart. This condition is caused by a fungus that [...]

22 10 / 2019

Dangers of Ignoring Toenail Fungus

By |2019-10-22T12:41:40-07:00October 22nd, 2019|

A fungal Infection can cause discoloration and deformation of the nails. It usually is not painful and may seem more like a cosmetic issue than a health problem. It can be easy to ignore and put off visiting the doctor to have it checked or treated. But when ignored, toenail fungus can get worse and [...]

21 10 / 2019

Subungual Melanoma vs Onychomycosis

By |2019-10-21T14:58:05-07:00October 21st, 2019|

Subungual is the medical term for “under the nail” and melanoma is a form of skin cancer that develops from the mutation of pigment producing cells. Subungual Melanoma is a type of cancer that occurs under the nail plate. It often starts as a brown or black streak under the toenail or fingernail. Onychomycosis is [...]