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Toenail fungus

By our correspondents
August 11, 2016

Tiny fungi can creep under your toenails and cause an infection, leading to a number of unpleasant symptoms. The American Podiatric Medical Association says signs of toenail fungus include nails that:

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* Are darker white or more yellow than usual.

* Have a strong odour.

* Accumulate debris below the surface, such as white flecks.

* Become thick and may be difficult to cut.

* Are infected and transmit that infection to neighbouring nails.

* Are painful, making it more difficult to walk.