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Fungal nail infection


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

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

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

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

Page last reviewed: 15/02/2021
Next review due: 15/02/2024