Fungal Nail Infections
What Increases Your Risk
You are more likely to get a nail infection if you:
- Are older than 60.
- Have diabetes or a weak immune system.
- Have a nail injury like a hangnail or an ingrown toenail.
- Wear shoes that make your feet moist or sweaty.
- Live or work in a hot, humid place
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference June 27, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine
Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine