What is toenail fungus caused by?

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asked Mar 13 in Other- Health by Foxrox (430 points)
What is toenail fungus caused by?

What is the cause of toenail fungus?

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answered Mar 13 by Gracy (18,370 points)
Toenail fungus is caused by fungal bacteria that grows in wet and damp locations.

When taking a shower make sure to fully dry your feet and around your toes before putting socks on and if possible let your feet air out awhile before putting socks on after a shower or bath.

This will help prevent fungal bacteria from growing under your toenails.

You can also use Vinegar or Vicks VapoRub to kill off toenail fungus.

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