Nail Infections Directory
A nail infection happens in the nail fold and/or nail itself. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about causes of nail infections, how a nail infection is contracted, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
Paronychia (Nail Infection) Treatment
Learn more from WebMD about how a paronychia, or nail infection, is treated.
How Do I Know Whether It’s A Fungal Nail Infection or Something Else?
Fungal nail infections are common in adults. Learn whether or not your discolored, cracking or thickened toenails are likely caused by such an infection. Keywords: toenails, fingernails, onychomycosis, fungal infection, nail scrapings, brittle nails, nail bed, damp feet
How Can I Prevent Nail Problems?
How to prevent and treat nail problems
Why Do My Nails Look Weird? Nail Changes That Signal Illness
Nail color and texture can reflect a wide range of medical conditions. Learn what your nails are trying to tell you.
Healthy Fingernails: Clues About Your Health
To the trained eye, nails can provide valuable clues about your overall health; and noticing and following up on those clues is the best way to maintain healthy fingernails.
Expert Answers to Your Foot Care Questions
Wondering which foot care products will help keep your tootsies in top (and pretty) shape this summer? Our experts give their top picks.
Your hair and nails can reveal clues to your health.
Slideshows & Images
Picture of Ingrown Toenail
Ingrown nails -- when the nail grows into the flesh instead of over it -- usually affect the toenails, particularly the big toe.
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.
Psoriasis Pictures: A Visual Guide To Psoriasis on Skin, Nails, and More
Pictures help explain the itchy, red skin condition called psoriasis, including the symptoms, warning signs, causes, and treatments.
Slideshow: Ringworm -- A Collection of Photos
Ringworm is a common skin infection otherwise known as tinea. It is caused by a fungus. While there are multiple forms of ringworm, the most common affect the skin on the body (tinea corporis), the scalp (tinea capitis), the feet (tinea pedis, or athlete's foot), or the groin (tinea cruris, or jock itch).