Nail diseases can be a wide range of problems, and they can give a dermatologist clues about underlying illnesses and stress.
- One of the most common nail problems is a fungus infection. Since the toes are confined in a very hot, humid, weight-bearing environment, there are a lot of fungal infections in toenails.
- Nail complications account for about 10% of all dermatological conditions.
- Nail issues can become more prevalent as we age, affecting a large number of senior citizens.