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most common type of fungal nail infection, distal subungual onychomycosis,
infection starts at the end of the nail bed, and part of the nail often turns
yellow or white. Pieces of skin and nail fragments (debris) build up under the
nail. As the condition gets worse, the nail may crumble and split and may
separate from the skin.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerPatrice Burgess, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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