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Definition of Nail Yeast Infection

  1. Many species of yeast can cause a nail infection. Yeast infections can develop under the proximal nail fold and as a secondary infection between artificial product and the nail bed. This condition is called paronychia. Yeast is also the most common fungus seen in lifting nails and brittle nail syndrome.

Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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