What are the signs of toenail fungus?

Fungal toenails are not only embarrassing and unsightly, but they can get in the way of things you enjoy! The sooner you spot signs of toenail fungus, the sooner you can start fungal nail treatment and get rid of the problem before it spreads! Catch a fungal nail infection early by keeping an eye out for these tell-tale signs:

  • White spots or yellow streaks on and under the nail
  • Nail becomes thick, brittle, and crumbly
  • Buildup of debris gathers beneath the nail
  • Nail lifts from bed
  • Dullness, lack of luster
  • Nail becomes misshapen and distorted
  • Pain when wearing shoes
  • Foul Odor

If you notice any of these fungal toenail symptoms, let us know! We can help with medication or laser therapy and get your nails back to being clear and healthy before you know it. You can make an appointment at our Palm Desert, CA office by dialing (760) 568-0108. We’ll help you fight the fungi fast!

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