Fungal Nail Infections

Fungal Nail Infections

Fungal nail infections, though often associated with adults, can also affect children and require knoweldgable care to prevent discomfort and potential complications. These infections can impact the appearance and health of the nails, leading to concerns for both parents and young ones. At Children’s Podiatry Clinics, our experienced team is dedicated to diagnosing, treating, and supporting children with fungal nail infections, ensuring optimal foot health and confident movement.

Understanding Fungal Nail Infections in Children:

Fungal nail infections, also known as onychomycosis, occur when fungi invade the nails, leading to changes in texture, color, and thickness.

Causes of Fungal Nail Infections:

Several factors can contribute to fungal nail infections in children, such as:

Signs and Symptoms:

Parents may notice the following signs in children experiencing fungal nail infections:

Expert Care at Children's Podiatry:

Our dedicated team of Podiatrists are highly skilled in diagnosing and treating fungal nail infections in children, providing comprehensive care to support healthy nail growth and appearance.

Comprehensive Nail Evaluation:

We conduct a detailed assessment to accurately diagnose the fungal nail infection and determine its severity.

Personalised Treatment Plans:

Based on our evaluation, we create tailored treatment plans that may include:

Preventive Measures:

We provide guidance on how to prevent future fungal infections, including proper foot hygiene, shoe selection, and avoiding shared spaces.


At Children’s Podiatry, we understand the importance of healthy nails for your child’s comfort and foot health. Our dedicated Podiatrists are committed to providing expert care, personalised treatment plans, and ongoing support to help your child overcome fungal nail infections and enjoy pain-free, healthy feet.

To learn more about how we can assist your child in managing fungal nail infections and promoting optimal nail health, schedule a consultation with our skilled Children’s Podiatry Clinics team. 

Contact us today and take the first step towards supporting your child’s confident and comfortable movement.

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