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What does nail fungus look like?

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Your nails may turn thick, with a yellow, brown, or chalky white tinge. They may also become brittle and crumbly, or develop cracks.

SOURCES:

CDC: “Fungal Nail Infections,” “Nail Hygiene.”

American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society: “Toenail Fungus.”

Mayo Clinic: “Nail Fungus: Definition,” “Nail Fungus: Risk Factors.”

American Podiatric Medical Association: “Toenail Fungus.”

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on November 2, 2018

SOURCES:

CDC: “Fungal Nail Infections,” “Nail Hygiene.”

American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society: “Toenail Fungus.”

Mayo Clinic: “Nail Fungus: Definition,” “Nail Fungus: Risk Factors.”

American Podiatric Medical Association: “Toenail Fungus.”

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on November 2, 2018

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