Patient Comments: Fungal Nails - Signs and Symptoms

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Comment from: Pradeep, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: September 18

The corner side of my toenail is severely infected with nail fungus and it smells pungent. Sometimes it pains when it comes into contact with water.

Comment from: lpsweet, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: December 17

I don't know if I have nail fungus or not. My fingernail won't grow past the end of my finger and it splits down the middle of the nail. Plus it hurts if I press it at the split and also at the cuticle area.

Comment from: Sujit, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: June 12

I have nail fungus in all 10 toes. I have taken itraconazole and fluconazole tablets with advice of my doctor and applied nail cure for 3 or 4 months but there is no improvement is there.

Comment from: bob, 75 or over Male (Caregiver) Published: April 09

My toenails and fingernails flaked off when I got nail fungus.

Comment from: Molly, 75 or over Female (Caregiver) Published: March 11

I have had thin, mushy, some black fingernails over the last two years and they don"t seem to connect to the nail bed properly. I have been to a dermatologist and received a medication which did not help. I asked if I could use nail polish as the nails are ugly. The dermatologist said that should not be a problem. Some of the nails are pretty clear but do not connect to the nail bed.

Comment from: Yudith raier, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: November 19

What is happening is that under the nail the skin is growing in small pieces and makes the nail bed change the shape and goes up.

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