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What Is An Ingrown Toenail And How Do You Treat It?
...Other causes of ingrown toenails include: improper shoe gear, especially in sports trauma to the foot foot issues like hammertoe or bunions obesity diabetes arthritis toenail fungus poor hygiene improper gait If an ingrown toenail becomes persistent, reoccurring or extremely painful, it should be treated by your podiatrist...

How to Take Proper Care of Your Feet
...Many people choose to use medicated powder to help combat conditions like foot fungus...

Athlete's Foot
... The fungus that causes athlete's foot thrives in damp, moist environments and often grows in warm, humid climates, such as locker rooms, showers and public pools; hence the name "athlete's foot...

FAQs about Toenail Fungus
Dealing with a toenail fungus can be annoying and embarrassing...

Treating Toenail Fungus
Treating toenail fungus Toenail fungus--it's one of the most common podiatric problems children, teens, and adults have...

Dealing With Athlete's Foot
... The fungus that causes athlete's foot thrives in damp, moist environments and often grows in warm, humid climates, such as locker rooms, showers and public pools; hence the name "athlete's foot...

Dealing With Foot Odor
... The causes of foot odor are typically not harmful to your health, but do create an environment for the growth of fungus and bacteria...

Athlete's Foot
Athlete's foot is a skin infection caused by fungus...

Bone Infection
Osteomyelitis (an infection of the bone) can be caused by a variety of microbial agents (bacteria, fungus), the most common of which is staphylococcus aureus...

Foot Odor
...The odor is produced by bacteria and/or fungus that grows in the shoes and attaches to the skin...

Fungal Nails
A fungus is an organism that lives in warm moist areas...

Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection)
Osteomyelitis (an infection of the bone) can be caused by a variety of microbial agents (bacteria, fungus), the most common of which is staphylococcus aureus...

Smelly Feet
...The odor is produced by bacteria and/or fungus that grows in the shoes and attaches to the skin...

Thick Toenails
... Thick toenails can also be seen in individuals with nail fungus (onychomycosis), psoriasis, and hypothyroidism...

Yellow Toenails
...The fungus often develops underneath the nail, resulting in it becoming thick, raised, and yellow in color...

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Oakton Foot & Ankle Center, PLLC

Fairfax, VA Podiatrist
Oakton Foot and Ankle Center
10721 Main St., Suite #3500
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 352-8888
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