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A Podiatrist Or Chiropodist Can Help You With Common Foot Problems

Foot Care – Fungal Nails

Fungal nails start of as yellow streaks on your finger/toenails. When it spreads, it changes colour and is brittle. They are also very embarrassing. To get rid of them is difficult, as they will not clear up on their own.

Fungal infections usually start of by the same type of fungus as Athletes foot. As they grown in warm, moist places, your feet are perfect breeding grounds for them. If you are healthy, it will look bad, hurt and can damage your nail and nail bed permanently. If you have diabetes or have a weak immune system, the condition can get a lot more serious. It is recommended that you visit your podiatrist as soon as possible, to get this cleared out.

Fungal nail infections are highly contagious. They are easy to catch in places where you’re barefoot, such as changing rooms or swimming pools, or via unsterilized equipment in nail and beauty salons. If you touch someone who is infected and you forget to wash your hands, it’s easy to transfer the infection. Sharing towels, bed sheets and clothing can also spread the infection in the family. It’s a good idea to tell those close to you about your fungal nail infection so they remember to take similar precautions too.

To treat this, you can use an over the counter antifungal cream, or nail polish. As this needs to be applied for upto a year, the process of getting rid of fungal nails is long and tedious. Even then, in most cases, this can take longer if your immune system is not helping. Severe fungal nails would need medicines from your doctor, and these have serious side effects.

Most over the counter solutions ask you to apply medicines over the nail. With over 85% of all infections occurring under the nail plates, and on the nail bed, this does not fix the problem.

Bucks Foot Clinic are professional podiatrists who have the very latest proven solution for removing Fungal nails. This does not have medical side effects, or risks to the liver (as with oral medicines), visible improvement in 2-3 months, and it is CE marked and approved by the US FDA for Fungal nail treatment. They use the latest in technology using the Noveon laser.

Using the next generation of Laser treatment, that works in a safe temperature range, Noveon is a technical advance over the older technologies. This is one of the safest and using the the latest photo-biological laser technology. This advanced lasers with multiple light technologies are used to target the fungal spores on and below the nail, going deep into the nail bed to remove the problem, without damaging the nail or the nail bed.

In 60 days, all patients see a significant reduction on their nails. With a history of 95% success rate in nail improvement, it is proven to be the best way to fight fungal nails, with the least amount of side effects.

At Bucks Foot Clinic, we will talk to you to find the best solution for your feet what ever the problem. We work with you to make sure that you are always given the right professional advice. We invest in the best technology Talk to Bucks Foot Clinic for some free leaflets in.


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