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Fungal Nail Infection


Fungal Nail Infection


Onychomycosis or fungal nail infections occur more as we age. There will be obvious discoloration of fingernails/toenails.

How did this happen?

  • Nail fungus is more prominent in areas with warm and humid climates like Singapore, you can get it from almost anywhere
  • Instruments used for pedicure not properly sterilized¬†

What should I do?

  • You may find antifungal nail paint to use in pharmacies
  • Seek help from a podiatrist

What kind of help can I get?

  • A podiatrist can assist in removing the infected nail
  • Conservative methods can be done depending on the situation of the nail
  • Antifungal medications can be prescribed to apply to the nail
  • Phototherapy or Laser Therapy may be provided

How long till it recovers?

  • It can take up to 6 months to see improvements

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