What is it?
Fungal nails are thickened and discoloured nails caused by a fungal infection.
What are the causes?
The cause of a fungal infection in the toes is mainly due to spreading of the pathogen called dermatophytes. This infection develops due to
- Impaired blood circulation
- Increased perspiration
- Exposure to fungi
- Athletes foot
- Trauma caused by something falling on your toes or knocking your toe against a hard object
- Wear tight toe cap shoes
How can we help?
Book an appointment with us so we can take a proper history and work towards reduction of discomfort.
The foot health treatment will consist of reducing the thickness of nails and appropriate recommendation.