Taylor MI Podiatry Staff

Fungal Toenail

June 23, 2020

At the office of Scott T. Grodman, DPM, we welcome the opportunity to restore the health of your feet. Offering a comprehensive range of podiatric services, we’re your single-stop resource for the treatment of fungal toenails, hammertoe, corns, callouses, flatfeet, plantar fasciitis, and injuries to the foot and ankle. By welcoming patients of all ages and providing skilled and reliable care for a wide range of foot health needs, we’ve established a reputation for excellence in podiatric medicine. You can rest assured that your feet are in excellent hands at our practice.

Are one or more of your toenails discolored, thick, or odiferous? These may be signs of a fungal infection to the toenail. Nail fungus begins as a small yellow or white spot beneath the toenail.  As the infection goes deeper, the nail can discolor, thicken and begin to crumble at the edge. Needless to say, this can make going to the beach, wearing flip-flops, or generally being barefoot around others an embarrassing experience. If you have begun to notice symptoms like these, it’s important that you visit our office for care. Fungal toenails aren’t just a cosmetic issue. Without proper treatment they can become worse, cause pain, and even permanent damage to the toenails. If you have diabetes, it’s critical that you visit us if you believe you have a fungal infection to the toenail. Patients with diabetes are at greater risk for bacterial skin infection and more severe consequences without prompt management and care.

Since toenail fungus can be difficult tocure, it is best to seek out professional podiatric care. Our office provides offerthe latest and most effective methodsof treatment including the newest generations oftopically applied medications, oral antifungal drugs, laser and surgical procedures.

At the office of Scott T. Grodman, DPM, we’re dedicated to providing the highest level of skilled and compassionate care. For more information on our practice and the many services we provide, give our office a call today.

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