Fungus

How Toenail Fungus Develops

Posted by on Apr 30, 2017 in Blog, Fungus | 0 comments

How Toenail Fungus Develops

When you look down at your feet, you should expect to see clear, healthy nail tissue. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. There are times when what you see instead is yellowed, thickened, and distorted toenails. The root cause of this problem is a fungal infection, which raises the question – how does toenail fungus develop? That’s an important question because understanding the cause of fungal toenails is the first step in being able to prevent it from happening. If you take a minute and consider all of the possible issues that can arise in your lower limbs—and given the number of...

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Nail Problems

Posted by on Jan 1, 2012 in Amer. Podiatric Med. Assoc., Fungus, Ingrown nail, nails, Toe | 0 comments

Nail Problems

                                Image via Wikipedia Often underneath socks and ignored, our toenails can tend to be the least important part of our body – until there is a problem. The American Podiatric Medical Association reminds us that our toenails often serve as “barometers of our health” and that they “can indicate the presence or onset of systemic diseases.” Nails that are rounded inward instead of outward can indicate an iron deficiency anemia for example. These statements might help you to realize the importance of caring for and paying attention to your toes. There are several...

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