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What is Toenail Fungus?

Do your toenails appear yellow, brittle or thickened? Then perhaps you suffer from and infection, a condition called nail fungus. Nail fungus can be caused by heavy foot perspiration, poor shoe/sock ventilation, or walking barefoot in damp areas such as a gym or locker room. Until now, the only solution…

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Laser Treatment for Nail Fungus

Laser Treatment for Nail Fungus   The Light Age Q-Clear laser treatment is a relatively new and innovative option in nail fungus treatment, and so far we are getting great results with laser treatment in our office. The Light Age Q-Clear laser treatment is quick (it takes less than 10 minutes…

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Lamisil: A Treatment For Toenail Fungus

What Patients Need To Know About Lamisil What is Lamisil? Lamisil is indicated for the treatment of nail fungus (onychomycosis). It is commonly used to treat fingernails and toenails. The normal prescription for toenails is one pill taken by mouth each day for 12 weeks. For fingernails, it is typically only taken…

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Toenail Fungus Treatments

Get Rid of Unsightly Toenail Fungus Symptoms of Nail Fungus     Fungus can make the nail thicken and change color to a yellow or brownish hue.     As the fungal infection progresses, malodorous, moist debris may develop.     The infection may cause pain in the toe as well. Treatments for…

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Symptoms of Nail Fungus

Fungal Nail Symptoms Nail fungus is common, and a big problem with nail fungus is the fact that many fungal infections sufferers don’t realize that there is an issue. They don’t recognize the symptoms of nail fungus, and so don’t seek treatment. Some fungal infections can continue on for years…

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Fungus Problems

Common Fungal Problems with the Feet Common Fungal Problems Athlete’s Foot Fungal Nails Prevention for Toenail Fungus Preventing Athlete’s Foot

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Preventing Fungal Nails

Preventing Nail Fungus Fungal nails can be resistant to treatment, and are often more difficult to treat successfully than Athlete’s foot or other funguses. However, there a variety of treatment options available for nail fungus, and there are new treatment options, some of which are proving very successful, coming out all the…

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Common Fungal Problems

Typical Fungal Infections in the Feet The most common fungal problems in the feet are Athlete’s Foot and nail fungus. Both grow in warm, moist environments, which is why it is important to keep your feet and your socks and shoes clean and dry. Weakened immunity can also promote fungal growth, so if…

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Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown Toenails Ingrown toenails are nails whose corners or sides dig into the skin of the toe, which frequently causes infection and quite a lot of pain. If you have an ingrown toenail, you may experience redness, swelling, warmth and pain at the site of the ingrown nail. Ingrown toenails…

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