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Toenail fungal infection among athletes


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Fungal infection of nails is common. The infection causes thickened and unsightly nails which sometimes become painful.

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Toenail fungal infection among athletes

  1. 1. Toe­nail Fungal  Infection Among  Athletes
  2. 2. Dull, with no shine 
  3. 3. Toe nail fungal infection also  known as onychomycosis and  tinea unguium, nail fungal infections  are the most common diseases  of the nails, making up about 50% of  nail abnormalities.
  4. 4. Discolouration of the nail, it may turn white, black, yellow or green.
  5. 5. Thickening and distortion of the  nail,it may become an unusual  shape or texture  and be difficult to trim..
  6. 6. Pain or discomfort  particularly  when using  or placing pressure  on the affected  toe or finger.
  7. 7. Scaling under the nail,  which is called subungual  hyperkeratosis
  8. 8. Brittle,  crumbly or ragged  
  9. 9. A dark color,  caused by debris  building up  under your nail 
  10. 10. A dark color,  caused by debris  building up  under your nail 
  11. 11. Distorted in shape
  12. 12. Causes fungal nail infection
  13. 13. Weak blood circulation
  14. 14. Humid or  soggy work environment 
  15. 15. Tight or ill­ fitted footwear
  16. 16. Intense perspiration
  17. 17. Genetic or heredity
  18. 18. Tight or ill­fitted footwear
  19. 19. Remember Prevention  is Better Than Cure:
  20. 20.   Keep your feet as clean and dry  as possible. 
  21. 21. Avoid going  barefoot in  public areas. 
  22. 22. Wear clean,  fresh socks daily. 
  23. 23. The citric acid  in lemon juice  helps in stopping  the spread of  bacterial and  fungal infection  in the toenail.
  24. 24. Gently rub Vitamin  E oil to get rid  of toenail fungus.
  25. 25. Peel an onion and  cut it into slices.  Rub a slice on the  infected toenail.  It is a  natural treatment  for toenail fungus.
  26. 26. Yogurt is a  probiotic food  that helps in fixing the problem of toenail fungus fast. 
  27. 27. After touching  infected nail,  wash your  hands properly. 
  28. 28. Don’t bite the nails.
  29. 29. Make use of  anti­fungal powders  or sprays.
  30. 30. Defense soap is one  of the best help you to prevent totnail  fungal skin  infection, natural ingredients,  such as itchiness, scaling, cracking,   burning, redness, soreness,  and irritation. Contact us: Website:  Twitter:  Facebook: 
  31. 31. Thank You   A presentation by  Evie Dawson   For such more blogs   Visit :