17 Best Doctors For Fungal Nail Infection In Bahawalpur

Dr. Sadia Mughese

Dermatologist, Nutritionist

MBBS, Certified Dermatologist, FACP

Experience

15 Yrs

Satisfaction

99%

Video Consultation

Available Today

Rs. 1,000

Amin Clinic, Model Town, Bahawalpur

Available Today

Rs. 1,500 Pay Online & Save Rs. 150

Dr. Muzammil Nazar

Dermatologist

MBBS, FCPS ( Dermatology )

Experience

7 Yrs

Satisfaction

100%

Alfateh Medical Clinic, Royal city, Bahawalpur

Available Today

Rs. 300

Dr. Haseeb Ahmad

General Physician

MBBS, FCPS (Dermatology)

Experience

4 Yrs

Satisfaction

100%

Video Consultation

Available Today

Rs. 1,000

Noor Clinic, Sadiq Colony, Bahawalpur

Available Today

Rs. 1,000

Dr. Ummair Saeed Mian

Dermatologist

MBBS, MD (Dermatology/Venereology)

Experience

10 Yrs

Satisfaction

100%

Video Consultation

Available from Jun 15

Rs. 1,500

Dr. Murtaza Khan

Dermatologist

MBBS, MD (Dermatology)

Experience

5 Yrs

Satisfaction

100%

Video Consultation

Available Today

Rs. 700

Dr. Zahid Iqbal Bhatti

Dermatologist

MBBS-FCPS

Satisfaction

100%

Dr. Uzair A. Qureshi

Dermatologist, Cosmetologist

MBBS, FCPS (Dermatology)

Experience

31 Yrs

Dr. Rizwan Ahmed Malik

Dermatologist, Cosmetologist

MBBS, FCPS (Derma)

Experience

18 Yrs

Dr. Nazia Fiaz

Dermatologist, Cosmetologist

M.B.B.S. - Punjab Medical College, Pakistan, 2019, DIPLOMA IN SKIN CARE - PIMS (Islamabad), Pakistan, 2021

Experience

2 Yrs

Dr. Jamil Ahmad Shaheen

Dermatologist, Cosmetologist

MBBS, FCPS (Derma)

Experience

14 Yrs

How can I find treatment of Fungal Nail Infection?

What is a fungal nail infection?

Fungal nail infection, also known as onychomycosis, is caused by a variety of fungi in the environment. Fungal nail infections cause the nails to become thickened, discolored, and fragile. Fungal nail infections affect 14% of the general population. Fungal toenail infections are more common than fungal fingernail infections. People who have fungal nail infections, also have fungal skin infections on the foot like athlete's foot and tinea pedis. Dermatophytes are the fungi group that is usually associated with nail fungal infections.

Types of Fungal Nail Infection

  • Distal subungual onychomycosis (DSO). This is the most frequently occurring kind of fungal nail infection and affects the nail bed. The same fungi that are responsible for most athlete’s foot cases are also responsible for DSO.

  • White superficial onychomycosis (WSO). WSO is the fungal nail infection that is only second in incidence rate to DSO. WSO affects the nail’s top layer. The treatment procedures are very efficient and easy.

  • Candida onychomycosis. More commonly known as the nail’s yeast infection, candida onychomycosis can occur on the nail and the bordering skin. However, this type rarely occurs.

  • Proximal subungual onychomycosis (PSO). This type is more recurrent in people who have the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Dermatophytes are the identified cause.

Causes of Fungal Nail Infection

Fungal nail infections develop due to;

  • Fungi that are mostly present in the warm moist environment

  • Contact the infected individual.

Diagnosis of Fungal Nail Infections

Fungal nail infections are diagnosed by using a fungal culture test. The dermatologist also collects a nail clipping to observe under the microscope or send for laboratory testing.

Treatment of Fungal Nail infections

  • Fungal infections like fungal nail infections do not go away completely and require long-term treatment.

  • In severe cases, the nail may be removed completely to prevent the spread of the infection to nearby areas.

  • A dermatologist may prescribe oral or topical antifungal drugs to treat the infections.

Preventive measures of Fungal Nail Infection

  • It is important that hand and foot hygiene is maintained to prevent fungal nail infections

  • Keep nails clean and short, and wear footwear that allows more ventilation

  • .Furthermore, rubber gloves should be used during dishwashing in order to avoid too much exposure to water

  • Nail picking and biting should also be avoided

  •  If the individual goes to a manicure/pedicure salon, they should make sure that the tools being used are properly sterilized

  • The nail clipper with which the person cuts her/his nails should also be clean.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The fee for specialists of Fungal Nail Infection in bahawalpur varies from PKR 500-3000 depending upon doctor's experience and qualification.

Top 10 Fungal Nail Infection Doctors in Bahawalpur are:

  1. Dr. Sadia Mughese
  2. Dr. Muzammil Nazar
  3. Dr. Haseeb Ahmad
  4. Dr. Zahid Iqbal Bhatti
  5. Dr. Mugheese Amin
  6. Dr. Shagufta Akmal
  7. Dr. Naima Luqman
  8. Dr. Nazia Fiaz
  9. Dr. Uzair A. Qureshi
  10. Dr. Jamil Ahmad Shaheen

10 Fungal Nail Infection Doctors in Bahawalpur are:

  1. Dr. Sadia Mughese
  2. Dr. Muzammil Nazar
  3. Dr. Haseeb Ahmad
  4. Dr. Zahid Iqbal Bhatti
  5. Dr. Mugheese Amin
  6. Dr. Shagufta Akmal
  7. Dr. Naima Luqman
  8. Dr. Nazia Fiaz
  9. Dr. Uzair A. Qureshi
  10. Dr. Jamil Ahmad Shaheen