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Fungal Nail Infections – Types and Treatments

There are two main causes of fungal nail infections: Candida albicans (the yeast that commonly causes oral and vaginal yeast infections) and the dermatophyte molds (they are a common label for three types of fungus, causing skin and nail infections such as ringworm and athlete’s foot.) Many people often use the terms fungus and yeast interchangeably. However, there is a big difference between yeast and dermatophyte nail infections. Candida yeast can cause onychomycosis, a chronic, […]