Fungal nail infectionOverview

overview

A fungal nail infection is where 1 of your nails (usually a toenail) is infected with a fungus.

symptoms

A fungal nail infection can make the affected nail discoloured and brittle.

treatments_overview

You can get creams for a fungal nail infection from a pharmacy. A GP may prescribe antifungal tablets if the infection is severe.

prevention

You can help prevent fungal nail infections by keeping your feet clean and dry.

Page last reviewed: 19/12/2017
Next review due: 19/12/2020