We have all heard the saying, “prevention is worth a pound of cure”. It is a known fact that fungal infections can be caused by contraction from other person who is affected by this condition. This means that the fungus can move from one person to the other if there is a channel where they can move.
An obvious way to contract a fungal nail infection is by sharing foot wares and socks. They can also be contracted through sharing other equipment such as nail clippers, cuticle cutters and other appliances used in a nail salon.
Fungal nail infections can also occur by making contact with the fungus in facilities such as the floors of showers and locker rooms located in health clubs.
This is a great time to practice good hygiene and wear something on your feet when walking in these areas.
In closing, it is definitely possible to finally get rid of your nail fungus. What you have to understand is persistence is your best virtue in this matter if you really want to finally eradicate it. Just know it will not go away overnight and it might require daily treatment initially for weeks if not months. I mention this only because I believe it is necessary to know all the facts before attempting to treat such a stubborn infection such as a nail fungus.
Sutapa Das is involved in healthcare market research since 2010. She is passionate about healthcare and loves to write on various health topics.