Infectious fungal fungal disease

Infectious fungal fungal disease

Definition of the disease
The nails of the hands or feet are one of the tissues of the human body and are prone to attack the fungus causing diseases in the nails or the surrounding area.

Although most people are not aware of the presence of fungal nail infections, it is a common problem, due to the failure to notice nail infection at an early stage, especially if the infection in one nail only.

Most fungal nail infections occur as a result of fungus fungi, which often live on the skin without any damage, but sometimes may multiply conducive to infection where fungi prefer warm, dark and wet places like feet.

A person is more likely to have a nail breakfast in these cases:
- If the feet are not kept clean and dry.
Wear shoes cause feet sweating.
- Walking barefoot in places where fungi are likely to spread, such as showers, changing rooms, and gymnasiums.
- Damage or damage to the nail.
- Immune weakness.
- The presence of other diseases such as diabetes or psoriasis or peripheral arterial disease.

Epitoxin is contagious, so care must be taken of its publication and transmission to other people.


Fungal fungal infection may not show any symptoms at first, but later lead to:
- Change the nail color to white, black, yellow or green.
- Deformation of the nail and its thickness, may take an unnatural appearance and difficult to trim (story).
- pain and discomfort, especially when pressing the finger or nail hurt.
- The nail becomes fragile and fragmented, breaking into completely spaced pieces.
As the skin around the nail sometimes becomes infected, it becomes cracked, red, or swollen.


The risk of fungal infections can be reduced by following these steps:

- Keep the hands and feet dry and dry.
- Wear appropriate footwear made of natural materials, and cotton socks allow ventilation of the feet.
- Cut nails and do not share scissors and pruning tools with others.
- Do not share socks and towels with others, and be careful to wash towels regularly.
- Do not walk barefoot in public swimming pools, showers and changing rooms. Special shoes for bathing provide foot protection against the risk of fungal contamination.
- Replacing old shoes contaminated with fungus.
- Treatment of athlete's foot as soon as possible to avoid the spread of infection to the nails.
- Tools used in nail care salons may be a source of fungal infection; therefore, it is important to ensure that these tools are sterilized permanently, especially between use and the other.

the cure:

Minor cases do not warrant treatment, but some necessary steps, such as keeping the feet clean and avoiding infection, should be considered.

If you are concerned about the appearance of the nail or the pain, consult your doctor or pharmacist, who often recommends:

- Take antifungal tablets once or twice a day for several months.
Apply anti-fungal antiseptic directly to the affected nail.
- The use of tools to soften the nail; where the parts are removed by the abrasive tool after cleaning with certain materials.
- In acute cases it is recommended to remove the nail completely.
- High-energy laser therapy may be used to break down fungi.