Composed of laminated layers of a protein called keratin - grow from the area at the base of the nail under your cuticle. Nails reflect our overall health, which is why proper nail care is so important.

Treating such fungal infections can be challenging, because the infection is embedded within the nail and it will be difficult to reach. The nail may have to be removed in severe cases. These infections can be easily cured with medications to apply or eat.