Black toenail fungus is called onychomycosis. The black coloring of the fungus is caused by debris that builds up underneath the nail. This type of nail fungus is typically caused by dermatophyte fungus, although other c... More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care

Some home remedies that are used to treat toenail fungus include Vicks VapoRub, Listerine, a mixture of vinegar and water or Listerine and vinegar, oil of oregano, tea tree oil, and snakeroot extract. It is believed that... More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care

To diagnose and treat toenail fungus, people should see a dermatologist, suggests the Cleveland Clinic. The medical term for a nail fungal infection is onychomycosis. The fungi that grow on toenails can lead to symptoms ... More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care
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Nail fungus, also called onychomycosis, is an infection of toenails or fingernails by fungus, yeast or mold. Symptoms of nail fungus include yellow or white spots at the edge of the nail. More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care

All fungal nail infections are known by the name onychomycosis. Fungal infections are less common on the fingernails than on the toenails, where they are sometimes accompanied by athlete's foot, a fungal infection caused... More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care

Black toenails are often caused by a fungal infection called onychomycosis. Fungal nail infections are treated with oral antifungal drugs and medicated nail polishes or creams, according to Mayo Clinic. In some cases, th... More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care

The fungus that commonly grows under toenails is called onychomycosis and tinea unguium, according to Mayo Clinic. The fungus appears as white or yellow spots under fingernails or toenails. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions