Nail Fungus (Onychomycosis)

Nail Fungus or (Onychomycosis) is a contagious fungal infection of the nail.


  • Injury to the nail
  • Break in the skin


  • Yellowish brown discoloration
  • Nail becomes thick and brittle
  • May detach from nail bed and may have odor
  • Nail loses it’s shine
  • Often affects one nail but can spread to other nails if left untreated
  • Contagious
  • Not to be confused with Leukinychia
  • Often affects only one nail if caused by trauma
  • In early stages, white area visible on corner of nail under free edge


  • Reduce nail thickness – allows anti-fungal to penetrate the nail more easily
  • Wear proper footwear
  • Keep foot dry
  • Use anti-fungal nail tincture spray
  • Do not cover with nail polish or artificial nails
  • Medical Treatment
  • PACT therapy