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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.
This is a premium question & answer published on Apr 15, 2018

Hello doctor,

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

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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.

For more information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/internal-medicine-physician


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