After our harsh winter, many people here in Roseburg are really looking forward to the official start of summer. Given that summer is the time to wear sandals and open-toed shoes, and spend time walking barefoot on the beach, there are others who aren’t quite as enthusiastic. Why? These unfortunate souls have unsightly fungal toenails and would rather keep them hidden from the world. Perhaps you are one of those individuals who look down and see discolored, distorted toenails. If so, you need to know there are actions that can be taken to help! Put simply, the best option for clearing up a fungal nail infection is to come see us for professional treatment. These infections can be quite stubborn and difficult to eliminate on your own. Fortunately, we have some effective methods, including:
When it comes to treatment for fungal toenails, there are also options you might want to try at home. Of course, you should keep in mind we are always here to provide professional treatment if home care fails, but you can attempt using methods like:
An important consideration with all types of toenail fungus treatment is the fact you have a role to play as well. We can put together the plan, but it is up to you to follow the directions for consistent use of medication and taking measures—keeping feet dry and clean, trimming toenails properly, protecting feet in public areas—to prevent reinfection. As with most toenail and skin conditions and issues, it’s best to treat fungal toenails early for optimal results. You don’t have to live with embarrassment or be self-conscious because of unsightly nails. Instead, contact Wilks Advanced Foot Care today! We will work with you to restore your toenails back to their healthy, clear selves. In the event you, or one of your loved ones, have a fungal toenail infection, simply contact us online or call (541) 673-0742 to request your appointment.