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 »

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 »

While fungal nail infections usually aren't painful, if left untreated they can lead to pain and discomfort when wearing shoes, walking, or standing for long periods of time, notes WebMD. The two types of fungal nail inf... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

One home remedy for nail fungus on finger- or toenails involves using over-the-counter antifungal nail creams and ointments to treat the condition, suggests Mayo Clinic. Before applying the medication, file off any white... More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care

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 »

There are a number of different treatments for nail fungus that can be effective, depending on the type of fungus and the severity of the infection. For mild to moderate infections, over-the-counter anti-fungal creams an... 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 »