Fungal Infections Directory
Fungal infections are common -- some familiar ones include yeast infections, athlete's foot, and jock itch. Nails can also be affected by fungal infections. Many fungal infections can be cleared up with antifungal creams or medications. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how fungal infections are caused, symptoms of fungal infections, treatments for fungal infections, and much more.
The Basics of Histoplasmosis
WebMD explains histoplasmosis, a lung disease caused by a fungus found in the soil in the Central and Eastern portions of the U.S.
Fungal Infections of the Skin
Learn about symptoms, causes, and treatments for common fungal infections, including athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections.
Toenail Fungus Prevention
There are ways you can avoid yellow, brittle, thick nails. From keeping clean to tossing old shoes, here's how you can prevent getting a toenail fungus.
Preventing Foot Fungus
Do you know what it takes to prevent foot fungus?
Slideshows & Images
Picture of Fungal Nail Infection
Photograph of a fungal nail infection, which occurs when a fungus attacks a fingernail, a toenail, or the skin under the nail, called the nail bed.
Slideshow: Pictures of Common Foot Problems
See pictures of bunions, corns, athlete’s foot, plantar warts, and other common foot problems – and learn what treatments may help these conditions.