The newest “kid on the block” in the world of toenail fungus treatments is called laser treatment or therapy. Laser treatment has had some positive effects on mild cases of nail fungus, but there is still no conclusive evidence that this form of treatment or therapy is a quality cure for a nail fungus infection and the price of treatment varies substantially. We are not ready to say that laser therapy is ineffective and to be avoided, but do caution all of our readers to investigate fully before committing to laser treatment for fingernails fungus. [Read more…]
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The scientific term for a nail fungus infection is onychomycosis and this infection can be very irritating but thankfully it is fairly easy to identify. It is critical to apply a reputable nail fungus cure once any sign of infection is detected.
There will be a tangible change in the visual appearance of the nail and it’s important that you know how to spot these changes. A fungal nail infection will cause discoloring of the nail, a loss of shine or luster in the nail, a nail becoming brittle, or a nail eventually detaching from the nail bed. [Read more…]
Many people don’t realize they have a toenail fungus infection until the condition has already settled in. Moreover, many people don’t seek treatment and choose to ignore the problem in hopes that it simply “goes away”. Still, fungal toenail infections are a common foot health problem and affect nearly 40% of the US population at some point. Such infections can continue for years without ever causing pain. The condition, characterized by a change in the color or texture of a nail, is often considered nothing more than a mere blemish, but it can present serious problems if left untreated. [Read more…]
Nail fungus infections are among the more stubborn types of infections a human being can run into. There are many types of treatments suggested but some are more effective than others depending on a large variety of factors. The severity of the infection, how long you’ve had the infection without treating it and what kind of fungal infection you have are all variables to consider when seeking a cure for toenail fungus. [Read more…]