NAILS

Introducing fungus: T. rubrum – The most common cause of Nail Fungus

Trichophyton rubrum (T. rubrum) is a fungus that colonizes on the upper layer of dead skin. It is one of the most common causes of fungal nail infection, athlete’s foot (fungal infection of feet), and ringworm (fungal infection of the skin). – about 80% of fungal infections on our body surface (skin, hair, nail etc) …

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Who is Prone to Get Nail Fungus – CDC

Currently, one out of ten people in the US is affected by fungal nail infection. Although anyone can get a nail fungus, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) mentions some people are more likely to get the nail fungus (https://www.cdc.gov/fungal/nail-infections.html), including those who with following conditions; Nail injury The fungus can go into your …

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Nail Hygiene Protocol by CDC

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/hygiene/hand/nail_hygiene.html) suggests keeping a good hygiene of your fingernails and toenails as well as sterilizing your nail equipment to prevent nail infections. Here are what you should do to prevent nail infections: Keep your nail short Longer nails can keep more dirt and bacteria more than short nails. Wash …

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“Penetration” is the Key to Treat Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus is a relatively common nail condition American people have. Unfortunately, there is an abundance of pseudoscience for the treatment of the nail fungus, such as applying hydrogen peroxide, bleach, lavender, essential oil, and vinegar to the nail. Nail fungus is a fungal infection UNDERNEATH the nail, so whatever we use should get through …

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