Category: fungal infections

3 Treatments for Toenail Fungus

Entrenched and advanced fungal toenail infections can be very difficult or impossible to treat without debriding or surgically removing the infected toenail. For less severe infections of toenail fungus, oral or topical medications may get the problem under control. Complete elimination of the fungus is required or the infection will come back. 3 treatments for […]

How to Tell if You Have Fungal Toenails

A fungal infection of your toenails can range from mild to severe depending upon how long the fungi have been feasting underneath your nails. You can often treat a mild infection with over the counter remedies, but if the infection returns, you will need to see your foot doctor for a prescription strength antifungal medicine. […]

How to Treat & Prevent Plantar Warts

Painful plantar warts are the larger warts that grow in the fibrous tissue (the plantar fascia) on the bottom of your foot. They most often occur in places that are under the most pressure, which is in the heel or ball areas. The added pressure forces the wart to grow inward, often hidden under a […]

How to Prevent Fungal Toenails

Smelly and unsightly fungal toenail infections are caused by microscopic fungi that thrive in the warm, wet conditions that frequently exist in your footwear. Since the same fungi that cause athlete’s foot problems also cause fungal toenail infections the two conditions often complement each other not a good way! Symptoms of a fungal toenail infection […]

Treating & Preventing Athlete’s Foot Fungus

The scratchiness, redness, peeling, and burning skin that accompanies an athlete’s foot fungal infection is certainly to be avoided whenever possible, but that’s not easy to accomplish. Since the fungi that cause this infection are all over the planet, they are nearly impossible to avoid, but there are steps you can take to limit coming […]

5 Great Treatments for Foot Warts

Since warts on your feet can be mistaken for other skin conditions including corns and cancer, always have any skin abnormalities inspected by a foot doctor to avoid surprises down the road. Skin lesions that change in color or appearance should be checked out right away. Most visible warts on your feet will have a […]

Toenail Fungus Treatment Tips

While it is usually painless and generally harmless, a toenail fungal infection becomes a more likely occurrence as you get older and as your immune defenses weaken. The terrible odor and brittle nails that often accompany this condition as it progresses are often the major reasons that people seek treatment. You can contract a microbial […]

Treat Fungal Feet

When you take a look at your feet to see if they are up to snuff, it can be alarming to see something out of the ordinary. If you see scaling of the skin, a rash or discoloration of the toenail it can be a sign that you are dealing with a fungus infection of […]

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