Overview

Fungal infections can affect any part of the body, from the skin to the eyes. Fungi are normally present in and around the body along with bacteria. When a fungus begins to overgrow, an infection can occur. Onychomycosis (also called tinea ungu[read article]

Tests for Fungal Nail Infection

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A skin lesion KOH exam is a simple skin test to check if an infection in the skin is caused by fungus. KOH stands for potassium (K), oxygen (O), and hydrogen (H). T...  More
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Nail Bed Biopsy
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Microscopic Examination of Nails
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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Medical Procedures for Fungal Nail Infection

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Ultrasound Therapy
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Surgical Procedures for Fungal Nail Infection

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Nail Removal
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Nail Debridement
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Partial Excision of Nail and Nail Matrix
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Prescribed Medications for Fungal Nail Infection

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TERBINAFINE (TER bin a feen) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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ITRACONAZOLE (i tra KO na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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GRISEOFULVIN (gri see oh FUL vin) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin, hair, or nails.  More
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FLUCONAZOLE (floo KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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CICLOPIROX (sye kloe PEER ox) NAIL SOLUTION is an antifungal medicine. It used to treat fungal infections of the nails.  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Fungal Nail Infection What's this?

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Tea tree oil is obtained by steam distillation of the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia . Tea tree oil is purported to have antiseptic properties and has been used t...  More
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