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Thu, 26 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Both in finger nails and in the toenails the infections due to fungus are common. Nail fungus is caused by a group of fungus called dermatophytes. Fungal infection is also known by the name of onychomycosis. Usually fungus grow on the surface of the toe nail and feed on the keratin which is the surface of the toenail due to this reason this fungus infections are very harmful. Mainly the fungus infection infects the two fingers of the toe. They are big toe finger and the small toe finger. Due to toenail fungus there is a discoloration and the disfiguration of the nails. It may be due to hereditary also. It is a contagious disease so avoid coming in contact with the infected person.
Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500The nail fungus infection will spread through the entire nail, discoloring it, making it look unhealthy and even disgusting. This is when nail fungus then becomes an embarrassing condition. Imagine wanting to go to the beach and not doing it because you have nail fungus. The nail fungus infection is also known as onychomycosis. It is an infection that affects 13 per cent of people in USA and accounts for about half of nail disorders. Symptoms of having nail fungus are: thickened nails, crumbly or ragged edges, shape distortion, lack of shine, abnormal color, and even pain in toes or fingertips.
Fri, 05 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500Most people know that the nail refers to the hard plate that covers the tip of our finger or toe. However, anatomically speaking, the nail is made up of several components. The hard part that we refer to is actually the nail plate, which is essentially made up of keratin. Everything else around it including the cuticle, the surrounding folds of skin and the underlying connecting tissue or the nail bed are parts of the nail.
Sun, 22 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400Nail diseases due to fungus are tough to treat because the fungus has a cozy home under your nail. It's hard to get medication to reach the fungus. The fungus is protected by your nail, and it's warm, and moist under there. Our nail fungus natural remedy contains a proprietary formulation of natural oils each of which has been demonstrated to contribute to the promotion of healthy looking nails.
Sat, 26 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400Nail fungus infections, also referred to as onychomycosis, are extremely common. Approximately 12 per cent of all Americans suffer from nail fungus. Toenail fungus infections are much more common than fingernail fungus, and are more difficult to treat. This is because fungi thrive in dark, warm and moist environments.
Fri, 25 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400Nail fungus or onychomycosis is an infection of the nails occurring both on the hands and feet but certainly more prevalent on the feet due to the environment that feet find themselves in. Nail fungus generally thrive in dark, moist environments, so when you consider wearing shoes and socks all day along with perspiration that occurs, it ends up being a perfect growth media for nail fungus.
Thu, 29 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500Nail fungus is a persistent and troublesome problem. The fungi responsible hide between the dead layers of keratin, where they are inaccessible to the immune system and where drugs have difficulty penetrating. There is a pill for nail fungus, but you have to take it for 3 months and it may cause liver problems.
Mon, 04 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400A homeopathic treatment for toenail fungus cure or remedy can in fact be effective for many people suffering the embarrassment of nail fungus. While you may have fought or are fighting this condition now, if you're reading this, the lack of a complete cure has no doubt increased your exasperation with the condition.
Thu, 31 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400The desire to research and find a home treatment of toenail fungus is usually started by frustration in having ugly nails. While you may have fought or are fighting this condition now, if you're reading this, the lack of a complete cure has no doubt increased your irritation with your situation.
Tue, 29 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400Finding the right home nail fungus treatment cure that works for you may take some effort but is definitely worth it to get rid of the toenail fungus. While you may have fought or are fighting this condition now, if you're reading this, the lack of a complete cure has no doubt increased your annoyance with your situation.
Tue, 27 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400A person with athletes foot or onychomycosis can innocently spread the condition by walking around in the locker rooms and shower areas with bare feet. You can then pick up the fungi, which will develop into either or both of these conditions in the dark, damp and sweaty environment of most athletic shoes.
Sat, 18 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500There are many medications available for treating nail fungus. Due to side effects and personal preferences, you may want to treat you toenail fungus through natural home remedies. Here are some options you may find helpful in toe nail fungus treatment.
Thu, 16 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500So, how do you know if you have nail fungus? Well, the signs to look out for are brittleness, thickening, discoloration, crumbling, and a nail that has changed shape. Nail Fungus also named Onychomycosis is stated to be caused by tiny organisms (Tinea Unguium) that reside deep under the nail at the base. This fungus is usually found among older people because their nails grow more slowly and become thicker with age, which means they are more susceptible to an infection.
Mon, 16 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400Nail fungus or onychomycosis is an infection of the nails occurring both on the hands and feet but certainly more prevalent on the feet due to the environment that feet find themselves in. Nail fungus generally thrive in dark, moist environments, so when you consider wearing shoes and socks all day along with perspiration that occurs, it ends up being a perfect growth media for nail fungus.
Mon, 04 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400If you suffer from toenail fungus and don't want to take expensive antifungal pills, here's a natural alternative which works so well that you will see results in as little as 3 weeks.
Sun, 09 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400Nail fungus is something most people know very little about. We may see a few different advertisements or commercials about nail fungus treatment and prevention, but we really do not know what nail fungus actually is. Nail fungus is a fungal infection of the nail also known as onychomycosis in the medial world.
Tue, 04 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400Nail fungus is very common and usually appears with the toes; although it can also spread to the finger nails. It can sometimes be difficult to spot although a symptom which is pretty early to appear is a yellow discoloration of the nail.
Tue, 30 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400Toenail fungi, the same bugs that cause athlete's foot, squeeze under toenails and hide. Foot sweat combines with the toe jam and toenail fungus to form a damp festering jelly which is an unstoppable force. This is a toenail-fungus patient memoir.
Mon, 29 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400Is toenail fungus contagious? Nail fungus and toenail fungus is common amongst men and women. A nail fungus can affect the appearance of toenails, making them unsightly. Once the toenail fungus takes hold, the fungus is kept in place by the nail plate, making it very difficult to get rid of. Nail fungus is the most common cause of discolored, thick, and deformed toenails.
Wed, 24 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400Six to nine million Americans are affected with toenail fungus and athletes tend to be affected at a higher rate. Toenails can become thick due to: genetics, fungus infections, some systemic diseases, poor circulation, natural aging process, or injury. The toenail fungus creeps underneath the nails and causes ugly discoloration and crumbling.
Fri, 05 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400Nail fungus is not a nice thing. It is an unsightly and nasty infection that can invade either your fingernails or toenails. It is more likely that people will have toenail fungus, simply because for a large part of the year, most of us have socks and shoes on, which are ideal for growing fungus because they are dark and usually moist to a certain extent.
Fri, 21 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400Onychomycosis is a medical term for a common nail disorder, popularly referred to as toenail fungus. This ailment is caused due to various fungi types and leads to considerable nail damage. The fungus develops in dark and damp surroundings so people wearing tight and closed shoes or women applying multiple nail polish coats are more prone to toenail fungus. That is because the fungus, once formed, thrives by gnawing away at the toenail protein called keratin.
Sun, 19 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Toenail fungus can be a very painful occurrence and, if left untreated, can become a dangerous one as well. A number of risk factors are known to increase the likelihood of developing toenail fungus, including age, a family history of the infection, smoking, heavy perspiration, etc.
Sat, 19 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500Nail fungus is an awful condition that can really be bothersome. It is a condition in which a fungus invades the skin in and around the nail bed. It can happen in either the toes or the fingers and can be quite uncomfortable as well as noticeable. But, there are several things that you can do to fight off these nail fungus problems and it starts with an education about them.