Cause: Fungal nails are the result of a fungal or mycotic infection, often the same fungus responsible for tinea or athletes foot.
What are they? Fungal nails have a yellow brown discolouration. They may become thickened and at times may appear “worm eaten and brittle”. Often this starts in a small section of one nail and this may spread very slowly to several or all nails.
How do we treat them? There are several excellent products available now to treat fungal infections in the nails. Our experienced podiatrist will be happy to enlighten you on the most up to date method to combat your fungal infection. This may involve powders and creams specifically designed to fight this nasty infection.