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Symptoms of Fungal Nail Infection

Learn How to Spot Fungal Nail Infection A fungal nail infection occurs when fungi grows around the skin of the toe or finger nails, most often the toes. It is unseemly but often not painful, though, if left, it can spread and become irritating and inflamed. It is often contracted with athlete’s foot, another fungal infection, but can also be caused by damage to the nail and surrounding skin, as well as wearing hot and sweaty...

Fungal Nail Infection

Causes and Treatments for Fungal Nail Infection What is Fungal Nail Infection? Fungal nail infection occurs when tiny fungi grow on the skin around and under the nail. It causes the nail to become thicker and more likely to break. Fungal nail infection can occur on the finger but it is more likely to be contracted on the toe nails. What are the Symptoms of Fungal Nail Infection? There are a number of symptoms that will show...

Top of Foot Pain

Why Does the Top of My Foot Hurt? Pain can arise anywhere in the foot, but a lot of people report that they feel pain in the top area. This can be due to an injury, disease or a number of other reasons which we have outlined below.   Metatarsal Stress Fracture What Is it? A stress fracture is caused by overuse of the area and results in a small crack in the bone. Athletes and dancers often suffer with these as they are...

Morton’s Neuroma Treatments

Discover how to treat painful Morton’s Neuroma Morton’s neuroma is a condition that occurs when a nerve between two of the toes, most commonly the third and fourth toes, is compressed. The nerve becomes irritated and inflamed, causing swelling and considerable pain in the toes and the ball of the foot. The condition can be treated in a number of ways; sometimes it can be managed with home remedies and exercises, but...

Morton’s Neuroma

All the information you need on Morton’s Neuroma What is Morton’s Neuroma? The name Morton’s neuroma is a little misleading as a neuroma is a benign tumour that grows on nerve cells. A Morton’s neuroma is not a growth but is does effect the nerves. It occurs when a nerve between two of the toes becomes compressed, causing it to become painful and inflamed. It can happen to a nerve between any toes but it most...