Why does fingernail fungus itch?

Answer Paronychia, a skin infection that occurs around the fingernail, may be the cause of the itching that occurs with fingernail fungus. Paronychia commonly occurs in a person who has a fingernail fungu... Read More »

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What is a fingernail fungus?

Fingernail fungus is a condition characterized by the presence of microorganisms that infect the nails or nail beds. It typically occurs when a warm, moist environment creates circumstances favorab... Read More »

What are the causes of fingernail fungus?

Fungal infections tend to occur more frequently in your toenails than your fingernails because your toenails are confined to a warm, moist, dark atmosphere inside your shoes, which is an ideal plac... Read More »

Is fingernail fungus contagious?

Fingernail fungus gets into the nail and is known as a infectious fungus; it can cause the nail to turn yellow and is extremely contagious. Fingernail fungus is spread through contact with someone ... Read More »

How to Spot Different Types of Fingernail Fungus?

Fingernail fungus is not at all enjoyable. It makes your nails turn odd colors and it can make your feet smell horrible. Most nail fungus come from wearing socks and shoes that are very sweaty and ... Read More »