Is toenail fungus contagious?

Toenail fungus, medically called onychomycosis, is caused from different types of fungus which infect the nail.  It can be contagious to people you come in contact with.  You should wear some type of foot wear when you are in public areas in gyms, showers, pools to help protect yourself from contracting the disease.

If you concerned you may have nail fungus, call Dr. Danciger for further evaluation. Call our office at (760) 568-0108 to make an appointment. We are located in Palm Desert, CA in the Coachella Valley.

Dr. Harvey Danciger
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Dr. Harvey Danciger is a podiatrist and foot surgeon in Palm Desert, CA specializing in the foot and ankle