Did you know that about one-third of all skin infections are attributed to fungal toenails? It’s particularly common among women, runners, and those who regularly get pedicures. Toenail fungus is very difficult to treat and it often recurs, which is one reason why it’s advisable to visit a foot doctor for the proper care.
Watch this video to learn more about fungal toenails. You’ll learn that any physical trauma to the nail or nail matrix creates an opportunity for fungus to enter and spread the infection. You’ll also learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of toenail fungus.
At Family Foot Center in Whitestone, our foot specialists can provide effective treatment for your fungal toenails and other foot-related health problems. Call (718) 767-5555 today to request an examination from an expert podiatrist.