Ringworm of the nail is due to a fungal infection of the nail unit. It can be seen commonly in people who also have Tinea of the feet. Nails become yellow, thick, and destroyed when infected with fungus. Unlike skin infections, the most effective treatment for nail fungus is oral medication.
It is important to consult with a doctor in order to discuss the risks and benefits of oral medication for nail fungus prior to commencing treatment. Please contact us to schedule your next appointment with Dr. Kormeili.