Fungal nail infections also known as onychomycosis affects 10 percent of the adult population. It becomes more prevalent among the older population. This is a common condition, but it is hard to treat. It is important to treat this in the early stages. This way you can avoid further complications and shorten the treatment period.
6What causes a nail fungal infection and allows it to develop?
A nail fungal infection appears due to fungal overgrowth on, in, or under the nail. Fungi thrive in warm and moist environments. This type of environment allows fungi to develop and spread, causing an infection. The fungi that cause nail infection are similar to those that cause jock itch, ringworm, and athlete’s foot.