Fungal Nail Infections

Health A to Z

Overview

Causes

Symptoms

Diagnostic Approaches

Treatment Strategies

Preventive Measures

Complications

Treatment

Fungal nail infections, medically termed onychomycosis, are a prevalent condition affecting over 50% of all nail disorders, with an estimated 5.5% prevalence among the general population. These infections primarily affect toenails but can also impact fingernails, often leading to significant discomfort and aesthetic concerns. This comprehensive review explores the causes, symptoms, diagnostic methods, treatment options, and preventive measures for fungal nail infections, referencing leading medical resources including Stanford Health Care, Mayo Clinic, NHS, and DermNet NZ.

Next (Causes) ››

Share

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *