Patient's Guide to Fungal Infections
Anybody can get a fungal infection and today's active lifestyles can make it easier to become exposed. Fortunately there are several effective treatment regimens available although, depending on the condition, getting rid of an infection can take several weeks, not the several days that many rely on.
Fungal Infections Articles
- Our feet carry out quite a feat
The skin between the toes is soft, supple and often moist; while the skin on the heel is firm and the undersurface of the forefoot is tough enough to take consistent pounding but flexible enough to bend. It's important then to take steps to ensure the skin of your feet remains healthy...
- Get Healthy Nails: Put Your Best Foot (or Hand) Forward
Remember, without treatment, nail fungus will continue to infect your nail. Although it may take a while, untreated nail fungus will usually get worse...
- Put Your Best Foot Forward
Normally, toenails are effective barriers against fungus. However, fungus can infiltrate under the nail, in the nail bed and nail plate when there is untreated athlete's foot, a break in the nail from an injury, certain medical conditions or long-term exposure to dampness...
- Are Your Nails Changing?
Not every thickened nail is a fungal infection. The following diseases can also cause nails that look like fungal infections...
- Managing Nail Infections
There are a variety of options to treat your nail infection depending on the severity of your condition as well as other underlying factors that may influence the treatment...
- Common Rashes of the Feet - When to seek treatment
Walking is one of the best forms of exercise, but sore feet can impede a good habit. When feet get sore from common rashes, it is important for your health to seek treatment...