Fungal Nail Infections (cont.)
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A fungal nail infection usually isn't painful. But without treatment, over time it can become uncomfortable or even painful to wear shoes, walk, or stand for a long time.
Your symptoms will depend on the type of infection you have. The two most common infections are both caused by dermatophytes.
Distal subungual onychomycosis affects both the nail and the skin underneath the nail (nail bed). Symptoms include:
White superficial onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail surface. Symptoms include:
Conditions with similar symptoms
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