Immediate Remedies For Fungal Infection In Nails

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Fungal Infection In Nails is one of the most common diseases of nails. It not just makes feet and hands look unattractive but in extreme cases it can hurt your toes and fingers. Fungi are always present in our body but infection occurs when fungus starts to overgrow.

Our fingernails and toenails both are prone to infections but mostly infection is found in the toenails. Infection usually appears as discoloration, thickness of nail and at times disintegrated edges of nails.

In this article we will discuss few remedies to get rid of fungal infection in nails

Vicks it away!

Yes! You have read it right. Due to its soothing and antiseptic properties it can heal the infection.

Oregano oil

Oregano is rich in thymol and has antifungal properties. It works best when Oregano oil is mixed with tea-tree oil. It provides relief and calmness to the patient.

Ozonized Oils

There are some oils that have been infused with the gases that are present in our Ozone layer. According to a research it is proven that Ozonized sunflower oil has enormous clinical effects on the infection.

Other remedies include usage of Vinegar, Listerine and Grape fruit.

We are here to help you by giving you awareness regarding the Prevention of toenail infections.

  • Regularly trim your nails
  • Keep your nails dry and clean
  • Always wear synthetic socks
  • Use antifungal powders and wear rubber gloves
  • Always ask for sterilized equipments for manicure or pedicure
  • Avoid using artificial nails and nail polishes
  • Keep your hands & feet covered in humid or moist places
  • Never walk barefoot in damp area such as swimming pools, and shower rooms
  • Don’t wear tight shoes

All of the above mentioned points can help a person prevent themselves from getting infection. Always visit a dermatologist if you feel irritation and sensitivity in your toe or finger nails. To find the best dermatologist in your town visit

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Amina Hameed
Amina is an MBA from Lahore school of economics who had also been a Former Cultural ambassador of Pakistan (USEFP). Amina writes to throw a light on the importance of healthcare system in Pakistan. She is indeed a passionate writer when comes to health, fitness and lifestyle.

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