Fungal infections are very common and can appear anywhere on the body. But toenail fungus is one especially common infection that many people struggle with. If caught in time, toenail fungus is easy to get rid of, but if left untreated, it can lead to toenail splitting, cracking and even toenail falling off.
Common symptoms of toenail fungus include:
- Yellowish or brownish nail discoloration,
- Brittle nails,
- Very soft or very thick nails that change their shape,
- Pain and itching,
- The nail detaching from the skin.
Thankfully, toenail fungus is treatable and actually quite easy to get rid of. In fact, certain homemade remedies have been shown to be an effective treatment.
For this homemade treatment, all you need are two main ingredients: white vinegar and baking soda.