Removing Toenail fungus is not as hard as you may think. Anyone who has ever had toenail fungus knows that it can be painful, embarrassing, and hard to manage. But it does NOT have to be. Treatment can be convenient, cost-effective, and permanent. We developed “The Clear Nail System” to provide the definitive way to safely, effectively to permanently cure toenail fungus. If followed closely you can restore clear nails.
Nail fungus (Onychomycosis) is a fungal infection of tiny organisms (Tinea Unguium) that occurs in both fingernail and toenails – but typically associated more so with toenails than fingernails due to the harsher environment of shoes and greater exposure to infectious places (ex. gym floors, shower stalls). You’re six times more likely to develop a fungal infection of the toenails than fingernails.
Our nails act as extremely resistance barriers to this sort of infection. However, once a fungal infection has taken hold that barrier works against us and makes treating the infection difficult. This is because the fungus lives under the nail and the nail acts as protection for the fungus.
Approximately 10% (30 million people) in the United States have nail fungus. On average 3:10 people will develop fungal infection of the nails in their lifetimes.
Fungi will often cause the area around the nail to become red and irritated. Initially a fungus will take hold at the base or edges of the nail. Once the infection continues to spread you’ll notice changes in your nail and nail bed. You may experience mild discomfort, itching, or perhaps even sharp pain around the cuticle which is the skin surrounding the nail. Bleeding may begin to occur and often detachment from the cuticle to the nail may result. The nail will begin a slow transformation to perhaps a yellow, brown, or white coloration. Nails will often become thicker and extremely brittle. You may experience discomfort when you put weight on any fungal infected nail.
It’s important if you have nail fungus and have done little to treat it that you start treatment now! As nail fungus progresses it can become more severe, more entrenched in the nails, and much harder to treat.
Different Types of Nail Fungus
We’ve made a collection of nail fungus pictures on this site for you to review and discover the different types of nail fungus. Please feel free to submit pictures of your fungal nails or before-and-after pictures!
Symptoms of Nail Fungus
If you’re not sure if you’ve got nail fungus you’ll definitely want to explore our symptoms section and use this with helping identify your ailment before a doctor visit.
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