Nail Fungus Gone With Help Of 2 Ingredients!

Nail infection is caused due to the fungi present in your body. If you came in contact with someone who was suffering from a fungal disease it may come to you. As per the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), toenails are more affected than the fingernails as toenails remain restricted to shoes and thus they remain in warm and moist conditions.

Whenever you visit a nail salon to get a manicure or pedicure be sure that the staff is using disinfectant tools. If un-sanitized tools are used they will cause to spread fungal infection.
 
Prevention
Keep foot and hand sanitation to keep yourself safe from fungal infection. Here are a few suggestions to prevent fungal infection:


  • Your nails should be kept short, dry, and clean.
  • wear synthetic socks that breathe.
  • Use sprays or powders that are anti-fungal.
  • Avoid exposure to water by wearing rubber gloves.
  • Don’t pick or bite nails.
  • In public places and pools wear sandals.
  • While you get your manicure or pedicure make sure that properly sterilized tools are being used.
  • Avoid using artificial nails and nail polish to a maximum extent.
  •  After touching infected nails must wash your hands.
  • Don’t share shoes and socks.

Causes

 

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Nail fungal infections are caused by microscopic organisms called fungi. Fungi can exist without sunlight.
 
Nail fungal infections are commonly caused by a group of fungi called dermatophytes (such as Candida). Yeasts and molds are the other two causes of these infections; these include:

 

  • Trichophytonrubrum – the most common nail fungal infections causing dermatophyte.
  • Trichophytoninterdigitale
  • Epidermophytonfloccosum
  • Trichophytonviolaceum
  • Microsporumgypseum
  • Trichophytontonsurans
  • Trichophytonsoudanense

Common mold causes include:

  • neoscytalidium
  • scopulariopsis
  • aspergillus

Small separations between the nail, nail bed and small cuts on skin act as an entry point for pathogens causing nail fungus infection. When provided with a suitable warm and moist environment they start to grow.

You will not suffer from any serious problems due to fungal infection provided that you are healthy. Somehow, the nails can be damaged or look awful. You can use this natural remedy to get rid of this type of infection forever.

It consists of just 2 components that are: apple cider vinegar and baking soda. Baking soda stops the growth and spreading of the fungus. Anyhow it does not kill the fungus. As the apple cider vinegar is acidic it will make it difficult for fungus to survive. The plus point is that it does not damage skin and nails.
 
Required Ingredients:

  • 4-5 tablespoons baking soda
  • 1 cup white vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • Water
  • Paper towels

Directions:

  1. You are required to prepare 1 cup vinegar and water enough that your feet can be soaked in it. For the next 15 minutes keep feet soaked. Afterward, dry feet using paper towels.
  2. Enhance the amount of baking and repeat the above-mentioned process
  3. Repeat this two times a day. The vinegar will destroy the fungi and its growth will be inhibited by baking soda.

What Are Fungal Nail Infection Risk Factors?

Here are a few factors which increase the risk of being infected from fungal infection: Living in a warm environment, family background, Weak health conditions, proceeding age, trauma, attending fitness events, immunosuppression (it can be a result of suffering from HIV or certain other drugs), taking bath at public showers (like those at a gym), and wearing shoes through which almost or complete toes are covered and which don’t allow airflow.
 
These infections as a result of direct or indirect contact can become contagious. For example, coming in contact with an infected person or sharing his shoes, clothes or socks. 3 to 6 days is the incubation period of fungal nail infection.

Conclusion:

People who are suffering from diabetes are vulnerable to such infections and must consult their physician. However, if treated properly they are easily predictable. Like other infections, these infections are irritating and unpleasant too but are curable easily.
 
To fully get rid of the infection it may take a long time and may need extra rounds of cure. Sometimes it may result in nail damage or a permanent loss otherwise may also spread infection. Sometimes cellulitis may develop.
 
Of the above-mentioned remedies and treatments, a few are available online but one must consult his doctor before using them.

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