The Problem

[h1 fancy=”true”]The Problem – Nail Fungus[/h1]
Toenail Fungus Sandpoint, ID

Onychomycosis (also known as “dermatophytic onychomycosis,” and “ringworm of the nail,” is a fungal infection of the nail. It is the most common disease of the nails and constitutes about 50% of all nail abnormalities.

This condition is not only painful and embarrassing; it can also lead to a dangerous complications especially with diabetes or a suppressed immune system.

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[th align=”]Toenail fungus is the cause of this
painful, unsightly and sometimes dangerous
foot condition called Onychomycosis.[/th]
[td align=”]Subungal onychomycosis[/td]

Fungi, including yeasts and molds, are the typical cause of nail infections, and most of these infections are caused by a group of fungi called dermatophytes. These fungi can live in the layer of dead skin around your nails, in the space under your nail, and in the nail itself.

[h1 fancy=”true”]Schedule an appointment for these symptoms[/h1]

[h4 fancy=”true”]Yellow nail beds caused by fungal growth[/h4]
[lightbox size=”tiny” title=”Yellow nail beds caused by fungal growth” href=”” ]Nail Fungus[/lightbox][line_dotted]

[h4 fancy=”true”]Fungus eating toward the base of the nail[/h4]
[lightbox=”true” size=”tiny” title=”Fungus eating toward the base of the nail” caption=”Fungus eating toward the base of the nail” align=”left” href=””]Toenail fungus[/lightbox][line]

[h4 fancy=”true”]Thickening and chipping of the nail[/h4]
[lightbox=”true” size=”tiny” title=”Thickening and chipping of the nail as a result of Onychomycosis” caption=”Thickening and chipping of the nail” align=”left” href=””]Thick, yellow nails[/lightbox][line]


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