At the offices of Anthony Spitz DPM we diagnose and treat toenail fungus as well as other general foot problems, providing the best in foot care in a positive environment. If you are suffering from toenail fungus Buffalo Grove IL, call our offices today. We can help treat your fungus so that you can find relief quickly from these annoying symptoms.
Toenail fungus is an annoying but common problem that many people suffer from. Fungus is usually treated easily by using anti-fungal creams and medicines. Toenail fungus can be painful and cause swelling in the toe and foot area, causing infection. Infections may start as a yellow or whitish spot underneath the toenail. The nail fungus begins to spread, getting deeper into the nail and causing it to thicken. Nail crumbling and discoloration can happen, causing the nail and surrounding area to become red, swollen and painful. If left untreated, fungal infections can lead to a dangerous infection, so your toenail fungus Buffalo Grove IL should be treated as soon as possible. Treatment for nail fungus usually involves some type of ointment or medication to help heal the area.
Besides toenail fungus, ingrown nails can be a problem when the toenail grows into the surrounding nail fold of the foot. Diabetics should watch out for ingrown nails, as they can create an infection that can be hard to get rid of. Many diabetics suffer from poor circulation which can affect feet and cause complications for them. At the offices of Dr. Spitz we also treat foot pain and issues with the foot with devices such as orthotics, which are custom made shoe inserts that treat painful conditions like heel spurs and plantar fasciitis. If you have been suffering from toenail fungus Buffalo Grove IL and other heel and foot problems, call us today.