Q. Why is there fungus on the nail beds of my fingers and toes?

Answered by
Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Apr 15, 2018

Hello doctor,

Why do I have fungus on the nail beds of my hands and feet?

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

General Medicine Internal Medicine
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Hello,

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Nail bed fungal infection could be due to either continuous exposure to water or immune deficiency.

It is treated with a systemic antifungal for six months and keeping nails dry most of the time.

Immune-deficient conditions should be excluded.

Please send me a photo of your nails in order to classify how severe it is.

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