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What are symptoms of nail fungus?

Symptoms of fungal nail infection include the following:
  • Nail may separate from the nail bed.
  • Debris may build up under the nail plate.
  • Nail may appear thickened, brittle, or dull.
  • Nail may appear discolored (yellow, green, brown, or black).

Fungal nail infections are relatively harmless, but if the infection causes you discomfort, pain, or embarrassment, see your healthcare provider for treatment options.

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