Toe nail fungus

Since last 10 years skin attached to toe nail has become thick and black. nails are thick and colour is yellow.applied antifungal laquer taken medicines prescribed by doctor no change
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Dr. Rasya Dixit Bangalore | Dermatologist
Fungal infections of the nail need to be diagnosed by a simple investigation known as KOH or a culture. It usually needs oral antifungals for treatment as topical creams and lacquers can not penetrate the thick nail plate easily.
Many nail diseases can present in the way you have described so it is best to meet a dermatologist so that proper medication may be started.
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