It’s not something people like to discuss, and certainly not something you like to live with, but toenail fungus is not all that uncommon and finding the right solution to fix it is necessary.
Let’s be honest though, any kind of fungus is not pretty. It’s an infection that gets through the cracks in you nails or skin and it can make your toenails change colour or thicken.
But, if left untreated it can worsen over time and the skin underneath the nail can become inflamed and potentially painful. Plus, it could start to smell – which is something you definitely don’t want to deal with!
In other cases the fungal infection can cause tinea (also known as athlete’s foot). This can result in itching, stinging, reddening or a scaly rash on the feet. In more serious cases it can also cause cracks, splits and blisters on the skin – ouch!
These types of infections generally breed in damp conditions such as a sweaty sock or tight shoe. So, in the first place, you should make sure to dry your feet thoroughly and ensure you have nice loose shoes and clean socks to prevent you from picking up unwanted bacteria.
But, if you have developed some fungus on your toenails not all hope is lost. There’s plenty of treatments available including the Antifungal Foot Spray. It can provide symptomatic relief from athlete’s foot, nail fungus and jock itch and has been also been used in aromatherapy for relief of minor foot infections.
All you have to do is spray the affected area twice daily – it’s as easy as that! Better yet, you don’t even have to head to the shops to purchase this product, as it’s available on the Starts at 60 Marketplace.
Meanwhile, to help your toenail fungus further, there are a few other things you should be doing to prevent it from getting any worse. Make sure to wash your feet frequently, never wear the same pair of socks two days in a row, don’t share footwear with others (even if you love their shoes!) and never share nail clippers or nail files.
You should also take care when in public establishments such as showers or pool areas and avoid going barefoot. Plus, keep your nails trimmed regularly with no sharp edges and ensure your shoes fit properly and are breathable to help prevent sweating.
IMPORTANT LEGAL INFO This article is of a general nature and FYI only, because it doesn’t take into account your personal health requirements or existing medical conditions. That means it’s not personalised health advice and shouldn’t be relied upon as if it is. Before making a health-related decision, you should work out if the info is appropriate for your situation and get professional medical advice.
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