An injury to a toenail, or even a repetitive traume to the toenail such as tight shoes or sports, can cause the nail to appear thickened and discolored. The trauma may have damaged the nail bed, which causes the nail to uplift slightly. Fungus is an opportunistic infection, meaning fungus is everywhere and just waits for the optimum conditions to infect a nail. Sometimes, the trauma to the nail is the perfect condition. By using a topical antifungal, such as Tolcylen you can make sure that any fungus that tries to infect the injured nail will be treated by that medication, thus increasing your chances to prevent a fungal infection to a damaged nail. See our doctors at Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic for more about fungal nail treatments and the proger diagnosis of fungal nails.
- Posted on 12/17/2018Baby, It's Cold Outside: Time to Beat that Toenail Fungus!
- Posted on 10/30/2017Why do I get more ingrown toenails in the winter time?
- Posted on 09/20/2016Why do you want to take my toenail off!?!
- Posted on 09/11/2019 Here’s What You Need to Know About Toenail Fungus
- Posted on 07/02/2018 Toenails seem such a simple part of our anatomy, but the conditions that affect them are more complex and can be difficult to treat
- Posted on 05/23/2018 Everything You Wanted To Know About Ingrown Toenails