Hurst Podiatry Blog

How do I know if I have a fungal infection and what can I do?

It can be hard to know whether a nail has a fungal infection or not thickness, nail integrity and colour of the nail all offer clues as to whether an infection is present. Our team of podiatrists can help you work this out though be drawing on their experience and if possible, help organise a sample to be taken for lab testing to confirm the presence of fungus.

If our team believes you do have a fungus, they can help you set about getting it improve by suggesting topical treatments and providing ongoing conservative treatment to thin the nail to help the ointment penetrate the nail, help organise oral medication or using our K Laser to address the fungus.

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