Hi Readers! Just found a solid start-to-finish article in one of the directories that I write articles for regularly. It’s a good easy-to-read breakdown of toenail fungus. Thanks for the contribution to Ningthoujam Sandhyarani!
Toenail infections are [can become] dangerous as severe infections can cause pain and discomfort. Toenail fungus grows on the nail bed and feed on keratin (protein) that makes up the upper surface of the nails. Some of the causes of toenail fungus include poor hygiene of the nails, prolonged use of tight-fitting shoes, abnormal pH of the skin and through contact with a person infected with dermatophytes. A toenail fungus infection usually starts at the far end of the toenails, which later grows inward if not treated. In general, the big and little toes are more susceptible as compared to other nails. Let’s look at some other signs: