Fungal infection of the nails affects both the fingernails and toenails. This common condition which is often considered a cosmetic issue is known as onychomycosis. This is caused by a fungal microbe that attacks the nail bed.
6What are some common symptoms?
There are several symptoms of a nail fungal infection. These include thickening of the nail, nail discoloration, splitting of the nails, nail separation from the nail bed, ragged, brittle, and crumbly nail, and in severe cases, it may cause pain and a foul smell.