24 10 / 2018

Nail Hygiene Protocol by CDC

By |2018-10-24T14:17:39-07:00October 24th, 2018|

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/hygiene/hand/nail_hygiene.html) suggests keeping a good hygiene of your fingernails and toenails as well as sterilizing your nail equipment to prevent nail infections. Here are what you should do to prevent nail infections: Keep your nail short Longer nails can keep more dirt and bacteria more than short nails. Wash [...]

19 10 / 2018

Why the Toenail Fungus Smell like cheese?

By |2018-10-19T13:42:32-07:00October 19th, 2018|

Have your toenail or feet ever smelled like cheese? People sometimes smell cheeses smell from their feet when they have toenail fungus. The cause of this smell is bacteria. Bacteria that is responsible for the cheeses smell is called Brevibacteria. This bacteria can be found both in feet and cheese - that’s why the toenails [...]

18 10 / 2018

Dangers of Ignoring your Nail Fungus

By |2018-10-18T13:33:04-07:00October 18th, 2018|

It is known that about 10% of the population have nail fungus in the US - especially in the elderly population. Since nail fungus is usually not symptomatic, many people consider it as a cosmetic problem and don’t seek a doctor for help. However, ignoring the fungal nail infection could cause more complications other than [...]

16 10 / 2018

Toenail Fungus Prevention: How to Keep Your feet Dry

By |2018-10-16T14:04:37-07:00October 16th, 2018|

Fungal nail infection is caused by an overgrowth of fungus in your nail. Fungi tend to thrive humid area, so it is very important to keep your feet dry as much as possible. Here are some tips to optimize your feet hygiene. Avoid socks made by cotton. Cotton will hold moisture inside the sock and [...]