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 »

Anti-fungal nail polish works by delivering an anti-fungal agent into the bed of the nail, killing the fungus that grows under the nail itself. Some polishes, such as Penlac, contain the active ingredient ciclopirox, a p... More »

Prescription oral medications that help eliminate nail fungus include terbinafine, sold under brand name Lamisil, and itraconazole, the generic form of Sporanox, according to Mayo Clinic. Prescriptions for the medicated ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

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 »