Myths are creative tales about a person, event, or thing that tell interesting stories—but aren’t really true. Mythology has existed as long as society, from tales of ancient gods and goddesses to stories about problems like diseases and injuries. While many myths are fun and harmless, sometimes they spread misinformation. Modern “myths,” particularly about health issues like toenail fungus, are good examples.
Myths about toenail fungus can seem almost as resilient as the condition itself, but they don’t share the whole truth about this infection with the people who have it. Busting those myths can help you get more accurate information about your nails and foot care, so you can get what you really need to address the issue. Here are five common myths about nail fungus and the truth behind them:
No one likes having fungal nail infections, but knowing the truth from the myths can help you seek out the care you need. If you’ve noticed your nails growing discolored and unsightly, don’t wait for the problem to get worse! The sooner you deal with the infection, the better.
Contact our experts at Dallas Podiatry Works for more information about nail restoration or an appointment to deal with your toenails today. Just call one of our offices: (972) 566-7474 for Dallas, or (972) 943-3323 for Plano.