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What is Toenail Fungus?

Toenail fungus is the most common disease of the nails, accounting for about 30% of nail infections. Toenail fungus is more likely to occur in people under a variety of circumstances, including those who have had: Nail trauma, a depressed immune system, such as after chemotherapy, HIV infection, or certain immunosuppressant medications, diabetes mellitus (as many […]

Treatments for Toenail Fungus

The best way to start treating your toenail fungus is to have an appointment with your doctor so that you can receive proper diagnosis.  Other nail conditions can look similar to fungus, such as post-injury changes to the nail plate, so often your physician will take samples of the nail to be evaluated prior to […]