nail infection occurs when a fungus attacks a fingernail, a
toenail, or the skin under the nail, called the nail bed. Fungi (plural of fungus) can attack your nails
through small cuts in the skin around your nail or through the opening between
your nail and nail bed.
If you are healthy, a fungal nail infection probably won't cause serious
problems. But it may look bad, hurt, or damage your nail or nail bed.
A fungal nail infection could lead to more serious problems if you have diabetes or a weak immune system. Talk
to your doctor about the best way to treat a nail infection if you have one of
Read more about the causes, symtoms, and treatments for fungal nail