Another name for Onychomycosis is Fungal Nail Infection.
What is a fungal nail infection?
A person with a fungal nail infection has an overgrowth of fungus around the toenail or fingernail. Usually, the infection causes the nail to be thick, flaky and yellow. Fungal infections affect the toenails much more often than the fingernails.
What are the symptoms of a fungal nail infection?
Symptoms of a fungal nail infection include thick, elevated nails that have a dull surface. Infected nails become weak, split, flake, and turn yellow-brown.
How does the doctor treat a fungal nail infection?
Treatment for fungal nail infections includes oral anti-fungal medications, and topical anti-fungal solutions.
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