Fungal Nail Infection and What Causes It

Hi Everyone! Aisling back again continuing on with my blog series exploring everything there is to do with fungal nail infection. It might not seem like the most glamorous of topics to explore but ensuring that us ladies and gentlemen never have to experience the invading yellow thickening brittle monster that is fungal nail and retaining healthy baby pink glossy nails is kind of glamorous, don’t you think?


Today I’m looking at possibly the most important information there is to know on preventing fungal nail and that is it’s causes. As always, all of the information I’ve sourced to write this blog and every other blog on my site has been sourced from an established laser and skin clinic. For this blog, I took to Havana Skin Clinic Let’s have a look at the facts!


Fungal Nail Infection & What Causes It

Dermatophytes, Candida (yeast) and non-dermatophyte moulds are the fungal organisms that cause onychomycosis (fungal nail infection). Patients typically get the disease in warm, damp and moist places like the gym shower and swimming pools. Borrowing shoes or socks from a person with nail fungus may also cause the disease.


I don’t know about you but what I’m taking from this is that wearing flip flops in the gym shower is a must! If you missed my previous blog on fungal nail infection that explains exactly what it is for those of you who aren’t sure, you can check it out here: Fungal Nail Infection – Everything About Your Laser


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  3. […] What I found most alarming was the thought of this infection spreading onto the finger tips! The thought of having the unsightly, yellow, brittle, crumbing infectious nails on my toes was bad enough but I can’t imagine how frightful it must be to have on your hands! Health Line wrote an interesting article on the development of funagl nail which might interest you if you fear you may have got the infection somehow. You can also find my last blog taking everything causes for fungal nail infection here: Fungal Nail Infection – Causes […]

  4. […] In conclusion, laser is really the only option in treating fungal nail infection. Well that is unless you don’t mind losing your taste buds and feeling depressed! Or you enjoy wasting money and time making countless trips to your local doctor whilst being prescribed an optical treatment that is hard to use and shows no results! If you would like to know more on the causes of fungal nail infection, check out one of my previous blogs here: Beauty Tips Blog – Causes of Fungal Nail Infection […]

  5. […] Another way to detect if you have fungal nail is by knowing the causes! I always say that education is key and if you know the causes then detecting fungal nail might be that bit easier. Head over to my previous blog post on this topic here:Fungal Nail Infection – Causes […]