Nail Health, Nail Disorders & Disease
Nail fungus is a common infectious disease. Bleach can improve any fungal infection only when used in dilution. Vicks vapor rub can be used for the treatment of toenail fungal infection. But it is effective for only two species of fungus only when it is applied for a long time. Read on to know more.
Toenail fungus can develop in any person at any age. Its incidence is commonly marked in the old people who are above 60 years. It is more common in people who have weak immunity or have an immune compromised disease such as AIDS, diabetes, etc. If it is left untreated, it may spread to other nails. The risk factors that can elevate the chances of developing toenail fungal infection involve old age, high perspiration, and medical history, athlete’s foot, walking barefoot, skin injury, diabetes, and weak immunity.
It may take 6 months to one year to get rid of the Toenail fungus depending on the duration, extent, and treatment of the fungus.
The recovery largely depends upon the severity of the condition and the type of fungus involved in the infection. Read on to know more.