Modern resident every day at risk of getting onychomycosis, the nail fungus on the feet or hands. How to get rid of the disease? What are home and folk remedies effective?
Mildew often affects weakened by continuous illness of the body. The nail turns yellow, green, blue, sometimes black. In some cases, onychomycosis is manifested only spots. The right treatment eliminates nail fungus in a month or two.
Dermatophytes. The toenails coated yellow spots or stripes on the hands a shade lighter. Yellow edge can move. As the infection progresses, the yellow to the middle. In the absence of treatment of fungus nail plate completely yellow.
The yeast fungi. The nail is uneven, from the waves and furrows, becomes yellow or brown, after lagging behind. At the beginning of the defeat of the nail rollers with suppuration and thickened.
The causative agent of onychomycosis is extremely tenacious. Fungal spores are not killed at temperatures up to +100C, withstand frost to -60C, survive household chemicals for disinfection.
You can become infected in the locker room of the fitness club or swimming pool, in the dressing room, at the nail salon, on the beach.
Approximately a third of cases infection occurs from sufferers of onychomycosis relatives using common household items – shoes, towel, washcloth, etc.
The simple rules prevent the spores of nail fungus:
If one of family members suffers from onychomycosis, handle wall bath composition:
Nail fungus infects a part of the nail plate, the piece of skin. The first symptoms appear not soon, therefore to identify the source difficult.
After infection the fungus needs time to settle down. First, the disease affects the large toes. In the course of a year or longer, the fungus destroys the nail plate, the disease is manifested by discoloration, thickening, crumbling edges.
The change of color. Healthy, not affected by fungus nail semi sheer, translucent capillaries give it a pinkish hue. The infection changes the color to yellow, brown, black. Under the nail plate is formed the gap, where get germs and pathogens.
Thickening. The nail plate becomes thicker due to increased keratinization, which in severe cases prevents the fungus treatment.
The crumbling. In the absence of or incomplete treatment of the fungus invades the full thickness of the nail plate, it is destroyed, painted.
If you do not take measures to treatment the nail from onychomycosis, the disease becomes chronic. Penetrating into the body, the fungus weakens the immune system, causes allergic reactions, affects the internal organs.
Treatment out under the supervision of a specialist.
The doctor prescribes medicines external use – they are effective in simple and complicated situations.
If local external treatment of nail fungus does not give results, the doctor prescribes antifungal medications internal use.
They penetrate into the cells under the nail, the fungus is deprived of the opportunity to grow deep into. Treatment continued for a year or longer.
Ointment of propolis:
To treat nail fungus on the feet morning and evening, to close with several layers of gauze which are secured with adhesive plaster.
Apply a thin layer to close the toenails waxed paper. To treat the fungus for two weeks.
To treat fungus of the toenails 2 times a day for 6 months.
Apply to affected areas 2-3 times a day.
Repeat treatment until you start to grow clean healthy nails.
To eliminate needless infection, disinfect shoes – wipe the inside with vinegar or weak bleach solution.
Apply the ointment at night.
Treatment until recovery.
Tea tree oil:
A course of 20 days.
Immerse the infected nail without disturbing the sediment.
After several treatments, begins to grow a healthy nail.
St. John's wort:
Over times to run multiple applications with an interval of 5-10 minutes, without washing the juice with water.
Apply at night to close the nail plate with polyethylene.
Salt, soda to treat nail fungus:
Place of the foot for 20 minutes after rinse.
Oak bark, eucalyptus leaves:
Add in warm water, duration of bath 20 minutes.