Toenail fungus, is very common, with estimates that shows about 3 to 12% of the population suffers from fungal infections on their fingers or toes to some degree. Older people are more likely to have nail fungus than younger people. In addition, people who has a compromised immune system are even more susceptible.
Here are some of the most common signs of you having toenail fungus:
- Your nails start to become brittle or changing color, especially your big toe nail which is most likely to become infected
- A whitish-yellowish or brownish discoloration developing of the front or sides of the nails
- Feeling pain around the nails