Advanced Dermatology Blog
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Nail Fungus or Onychomycosis, is an infection of the nail bed often caused by a fungus called a dermatophyte.
A fingernail or toenail infected with fungus will often have a yellow, thickened appearance with debris underneath the nail that crumbles easily. To determine if an individual has onychomycosis, we can perform a fungal culture which takes … Read More ›
Warts are non-cancerous skin growths caused by a viral infection in the top layer of the skin. Viruses that cause warts are called human papilloma virus (HPV). Warts are usually skin-colored and feel rough to the touch, but they can be dark, flat and smooth. The appearance of a wart depends on where it is … Read More ›
During the summer months we need to be extra careful to avoid the spread of these conditions. They are infectious (warts/ molluscum caused by a virus; athletes foot caused by fungus) and individuals can get them from pool decks, locker room floors and sharing of towels.
Try to wear pool shoes as much as possible and … Read More ›
Warts are non-cancerous skin growths caused by a viral infection in the top layer of the skin. Warts are passed from person to person, either from skin to skin contact or through contact with the virus on a fomite (the floor, the doorknob, etc), and can occur almost anywhere on the body. … Read More ›