Fingernail fungus is typically identified by nails that are thickened, brittle, crumbly or ragged. Infected fingernails may also be distorted in shape, have a foul odor, appear dull or be dark in color. Specific signs of... More »

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Fingernail fungus is a fungal infection of the toenail or fingernail. The fungal infection can be caused by ringworm, yeast or mold, and leads to the destruction of the nail plate. More »

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Tea tree oil is an effective natural remedy for nail fungus, according to WebMD. Traditionally used as an antifungal treatment, tea tree oil is a topical solution that kills toenail and fingernail fungus as well as other... More »

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Fingernail fungus is a fungal infection of the toenail or fingernail. The fungal infection can be caused by ringworm, yeast or mold, and leads to the destruction of the nail plate. More »

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Home remedies for treating fingernail fungus include keeping the nails trimmed and thin and using over-the-counter antifungal nail creams and ointments, states Mayo Clinic. In one study, 56 percent of participants experi... More »

Among the most common causes of brittle nails are frequent wetting and drying of the nails, and repeated exposure to harsh chemicals such as those found in solvents and nail polish removers. Certain medical conditions ar... More »

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Fingernail growth can indicate health problems, according to Mayo Clinic. This is particularly true with changes in nail color and growth patterns. Changes such as ridges in the nail and white spots are common and not co... More »

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