What Are The Reasons For Nail Discolouration?

Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / Jul 14, 2020

You will be shocked to know how much your nails can tell about your health. A change in the texture or colour of the nail may not be harmful, but it can also be a sign of a disease. Healthy nails should be smooth with no discolouration. If the texture and colour of your nail changes, it could mean there is something wrong with your overall health. So today we will tell you what Nail Discoloration can mean. What Can You Do About Discolored Toenails? Have you developed toenail fungus? If yes, then you can treat the infection with oral medication or antifungal cream. For other causes of toenail discolouration, make sure your feet are well protected and avoid walking barefoot to prevent an injury or infection.

Here are some tips to prevent discoloured toenails:

  • Wear shoes that fit correctly to avoid injury
  • Wear clean socks
  • Keep your toenails trimmed short
  • To prevent infection, spray your shoes with an antifungal spray
  • Avoid walking barefoot
  • Avoid putting on shoes or socks while your feet are damp
  • Dry your feet thoroughly after swimming or showering

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