One may ponder what is the relation ship between vapor rub and toe nail fungus. Vapor rub, of course many would have heard about, why often have used it when they get cold. The mother used to apply the vapor rub gently over the chest, nose and fore head. The cold will subside gradually in a day or two.
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Nail infection is caused by a fungus, which comes under the group called Dermatophytes. The nail fungus is found to grow under the nail in the skin bed and causes the infection of the nail.
The toenail fungus also called the Onychomycosis is a condition that could destroy your nail totally. After the infection your nail might look very ugly with a different color is the condition persists. It is found that about 3 to 5 percent of the US population is affected by this toenail fungus. Are you one among them? If you don’t know whether you are affected by that fungus then you should at least learn how your nail looks when you are affected. This would help you to treat that condition at the earliest.
Toe nail, its color, size all that matters to impart elegant look to the feet. One will be surprised to know that there are number of abnormalities of toe nail which will spoil the look of the foot.
Athlete’s foot fungus is the term used to denote fungal infection of the skin of the foot. The fungus that is involved in athlete’s foot infection is tinea pedis. One will normally get this fungus infection from the public places or environments where in more persons use the same place for example swimming pool, gym etc.
Prevention is the best remedy for any infection and this applies to the toenail fungal infection. This is more apt for toenail fungus since it takes months to remove the fungus from your nails. If unattended it might even lead to the removal of the toenail giving an ugly look to your toe. Most of the people consider the toenail fungus symptoms as some cosmetic change and ignore it. It is better to cure it earlier so that you can avoid spreading of that fungus to the other nails and eventually lose any nails due to the infection or through surgery.
In grown toenail is one of the common ailments that affect the feet of the human beings.
The person with the ingrown toenail will experience very severe and intolerable pain. The walking will be certainly a painful affair for the person. The reason for the pain is that the ingrown nail starts cutting the soft tissue of the toe while growing. As the result there will inflammation of the skin accompanied by swelling and pain. The big toe is more prone for this kind of problem. The pain will so severe that wearing shoe is almost impossible. Let use discuss ingrown toenail and homeopathic treatment for the same. Read the rest of this entry »
Fungal infections of sinuses are the main culprits for chronic rhinosinusitis. This is of course a recent finding in the field of science. In most cases the fungal infections of the sinuses are non invasive type. Invasive type fungal infection is possible in case of immune suppressed individuals. .
Differentiating the non invasive type from the invasive type is very essential as the treatment and the prognosis are not the same for the both types. The invasive fungal infection of the sinuses has three different forms or types and the noninvasive type has two different forms. Read the rest of this entry »
Is Curling toenail indicative of disease? Many may have this doubt in their mind. Curling toe nail is not indicative of disease but it can cause infection of the foot .The curling toe nail both convoluted or involuted if not piercing the soft skin of the toe, is not considered as ingrown toe nail. But in most case the curling toenails damages the underlying skin thus causing infection. Curling toenail is a painful condition because of the inflammation caused by it.