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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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According to WebMD, a nail fungus develops when a microscopic fungus enters into the nail, and if the fungus causes an infection, the nail thickens and becomes discolored. Nail fungus infections are more likely to develo... More »

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Toenail fungus can be treated with antifungal drugs that are taken orally or with medicated nail creams or nail polishes, according to Mayo Clinic. There are fungus remedies available both over the counter and by prescri... More »

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