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Types of Nail Fungus

 Nail fungus affects the older population more than the younger ones, mainly because infections grow more rapid in people with weakened immune systems and men more than women get nail fungus. There are other factors that may contribute to a person having toenail fungus such as if you have an underlying illness like diabetes, other […]

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What Causes Nail Fungus?

  Nail fungus is an infection of the nails and the skin around them. It causes the infected nail to discolor, thicken and smell. Although anyone can develop nail fungus, there are certain people who are more at risk than others. Men are affected more than women, and those over 65 years old are more […]

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Is Toenail Fungus Contagious?

Toenail fungal infection, alternatively called onychomycosis or tinea unguium, is a condition that affects the toenails. The condition is caused by a dermatophyte fungus that infects the nail and the surrounding areas. The infection causes nail discoloration, crumbling, thickening, and sometimes, foul odor. In worst cases the infection may cause onycholysis, or the separation of […]

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