Nail Fungus and the Causes

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Nail fungus is an infection that occurs under the nails of the fingers or the toes.  It does occur more often on the nails of the toes, but it can occur on your fingernails.  It is an unattractive condition and sometimes painful condition that affects nearly ten million people in the United States alone.  If […]

Why are your Nails Yellow?

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Generally when you nails become a yellowish color it means that this is an underlying medical problem such as problems with your liver, infections of the blood, jaundice or more often than not a nail fungus infection.  This infection is contagious and can not only spread between your nails; you can also pass it along […]

Black Toenail, Treatment Based on Cause

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  • 4 ago
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Toenail fungus is one of the causes of black toenails. Besides due to fungal infection, color change can also be caused by a variety of things. Viewed from the histology, the presence of melanin on nail could be caused by both excessive activation of melanocytes or excessive growth of melanocytes. Because of the multiple mechanisms of […]

White toenail fungus

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  • 8 ago
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White toenail fungus, which medically termed as white superficial onychomycosis (WSO), is a form of fungal infection on nail. White toenail fungus has characteristics of fungi is localized at the surface of the back of the nail. This infection can be easily treated by cutting the infected nail, and then smeared with topical antifungal medications. […]

Black Toenails

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  • 10 ago
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Black toenails can be caused by excessive formation of melanin pigments. Toenail discoloration is found in some circumstances, such as pinta diseases, vitamin B12 deficiency, cancer, and Peutz-Jegher syndrome. Besides above circumstances, toenail fungus can also cause discoloration of the nail. Fungal infection Candida albicans and Blastomyces dermatitis often causes black toenails. Junction Nevi can […]

Nail fungus diagnosis, PATHPAS is the best method?

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  • 11 ago
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Best method for nail fungus diagnosis must be done because clearly nail fungus is not the only cause of nail disease, although it is the most common cause. Psoriasis, eczema and nail trauma may also mimic the symptoms of nail fungus. Cancer, although uncommon, may be difficult to differentiate from onychomycosis, especially when only a […]