Causes, symptoms and treatment of onychomycosis of nails
Onychomycosis of the nails, whose treatment ismandatory, is a fungal lesion of plates. At the same time, the sick part performs poorly its protective functions. In addition, the infection has a negative effect on the entire body.
The cause of this lesion isfungus, especially if the skin or nail is damaged. The occurrence of infection contributes to uncomfortable or tight shoes, trauma, improper hygiene. Infection can occur in public places: a public shower, a sauna, a sauna or a swimming pool.
Starting the treatment of onychomycosis of the nails, you needmake sure the diagnosis is correct and determine its symptoms. The disease first appears on the plate of the big toe, from where it spreads further. A sign of infection is a change in the color of the nail. At the same time, its shape can remain normal, however this visibility is fraudulent, because the fungus continues to develop. Further the nail can darken, thicken, grow friable. Further, the skin is affected, on which non-healing cracks appear.
Treatment of onychomycosis of nails should bedermatologist. It is the doctor who will prescribe the necessary drugs. If the disease is started, it may be necessary to use antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial therapy, which includes local application of ointments and taking medications inside. During the treatment, personal hygiene procedures and disinfection of shoes, clothes, common areas (bath), bed linens should be carefully performed.
Treatment of onychomycosis of nails with ointments or creamsshould be carried out immediately after infection, otherwise they will not help. If the infection is started, you will have to completely remove the infected plate. For this, it needs to be softened using special ointments or patches. All procedures should be done carefully and carefully so that the disease does not pass into your hands. Further on a bed of a nail the medical varnish is put. It has a long and very effective effect.
Treatment of onychomycosis of the nails can be carried out andsurgically, however, this is rare enough. Complete removal of the plate is effective, however, the recovery period in this case is very long. In addition, the nail may have an irregular shape. The surgical way shortens the rehabilitation time, however, you are not immune from re-infection.
One of the most common fungalnail diseases is onychomycosis. Treatment with folk remedies can provide a good effect. It includes proper care of the feet. Help in combating the fungus can a tea mushroom, which can be rubbed into the fingernail or wrap the finger in it. A good remedy for eliminating the lesion is tea tree oil. Three times a day, it should be applied to the nail and under it. Do not dilute the product. Excellent cope with infection and garlic juice. In this case, the nails should be steamed. Wipe the juice daily.