Signs and symptoms of a fungal nail infection: discoloration of the nail (may turn white, black, yellow or green), thickening and distortion of the nail, may take on an unusual shape or texture and be difficult to trim, cause pain or discomfort, especially when using or pressing on the affected finger. Fungal nail infection is a common condition that can cause brittle and discolored nails, usually on the toes. It can be of three types. Candida paronychia occurs as an inflammation of the nail bed accompanied by pain.
There are usually opaque patches on patches that may discolor and appear white, yellow, green, or black. Sometimes grooves can be seen on the nails. The nail turns white and the surface of the nail may feel soft, dry, and dusty. The nail also thins, so you may be able to scrape it off. Topical nail fungus treatments can eliminate fungal nail infections, but they often don't completely cure the infection.
Because fungi grow in dark, warm places, toenails are more likely to be affected than toenails. fingernails.