Fungal-Nail-infection

Fungal nail infection / damaged nails

What causes a fungal nail infection?

They can be caused by the same micro-organisms that cause athlete’s foot. They use the keratin in your nails as a food source and cause discolouration and thickening. Often the discolouration is white, yellow or brown. Black nails are usually caused by trauma (stubbing or dropping something on your toe) but if you haven’t damaged your toe and your nail becomes black or green, seek advice from your podiatrist or a dermatologist as it should be looked at.

Who gets fungal nail infections?

Anyone could get a fungal nail infection. They are often a result of trauma or poor foot hygiene.

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