Facts about Fungal Nail Infections

The great majority will at some time in their lives develop a fungal nail infection, the medical name for which is onychomycosis. Fungal nail infections are normally not serious, but can be difficult to get rid of and rather unpleasant to experience. The development of the infection takes place slowly and results in the nail becoming discoloured, distorted and thickened. Fungal nail infections are more likely to be a problem on toenails than on fingernails. ¬† Symptoms ¬†There may be no obvious symptoms of a fungal nail infection to begin…