Skin disease, called a fungus, or, scientifically, onychomycosis, brings a lot of inconvenience as physical as itching and burning, as well as aesthetic - spoils the skin and nails. Scientists say that the fungus affects more than 10% of the world's population, and in our country every 9 minutes.
Distributed by the disease in almost all countries. To catch them, you can bath, swimming pool, on the beach and a host of other public places where people go barefoot.
The fungus usually chooses people with reduced immunity in older people, he observed for each of the 7th. The greatest risk of contracting the fungus are obese, diabetic, have abnormal blood vessels. And those who do not comply with hygiene leg is uncomfortable tight shoes and as a consequence has frequent damage to the skin and nails. Excessive sweating is also a risk factor.
Recent studies also have shown that frequent use of antibacterial soap weakens the skin's natural defenses, destroying not only harmful but also beneficial micro-organisms, aggressive hygiene destroy normal microflora, and thus contribute to the penetration of fungal infection.
Fungus thrives in big cities and metropolitan areas of the civilized countries, where people are forced to abide by the rules of firms and companies and all day wearing shoes, which is imposed on modern civilization and the people are absolutely not suitable for our feet.
Feet in such shoes are tired, swollen and do not breathe.
Fungus - a chronic infectious disease, and if left untreated, it destroys nails difficult for diseases such as bronchial asthma, allergic dermatitis, causes skin rashes. In addition, the fungus can be infected and other family members.
The main causative agent of fungal scientists call -
. But also cause infection of the nails, yeast and mold fungi having resistance to many antifungal agents.
Symptoms of fungal diseases are burning, itching, blisters, discoloration of the nails, their thickening, crumbling.
In order to prevent fungus, doctors are advised to increase the immune system and do not walk barefoot in areas with large concentrations of people. And, of course, wear comfortable, never rub the shoes.
If you suspect a fungus is recommended to immediately seek medical attention. The doctor after examination prescribe treatment, as a rule, on the basis of antibiotics.
folk remedies fungus treatment
It is believed that the fungus does not like salt. Therefore, traditional medicine recommends every night to do trays of seawater or salt. 1 tbsp. spoon on 1 st. water. The temperature of the bath 36 - + 37 ° C. After the bath legs should be rinsed with clean water and wipe dry. Then moisten a cotton wool in a solution of iodized salt and apply to the places affected with a fungus.
Traditional medicine maintains that if the salt solution (4 tbsp. Tablespoons per 1 liter of hot water), allow to cool and add a clove of minced garlic, and process this solution foot fungus will be held within 14 days of regular procedures.
Another recipe with salt: 2 liters of water dissolve 2 tbsp. spoons of salt and add a few grains of potassium permanganate. Keep your feet in this solution for 5-10 minutes, wipe dry them thoroughly draining the skin between the fingers and apply to the affected area a cotton swab soaked in iodine.
If struck by a nail, the cotton wool with iodine should be attached to it plaster on all night.
After several treatments with iodine, to the nail as overnight attached cotton wool soaked in oil.
Affected place after washing, wipe every night with fresh lemon juice.
Garlic crushed and mixed with fresh butter in a ratio of 1: 1. Mix well and apply ointment to the affected area, changing the bandage every day until recovery.
1 small carrot grate and fry in vegetable oil and apply on the affected fungus places, bandage bandage.
Brew celandine 1st. spoon herb in 1 liter of boiling water, cool and make a foot bath.
Treat the affected nails, causing them pipette a drop of iodine during the month.
Imposes on sick nails cotton swab impregnated with propolis, within 21 days, changing it daily. Propolis tincture sold in pharmacies. Struck nail leaves and grows healthy.
Ointment of eggs. 1 raw egg with shells, crumpled 20 g of butter and 100 ml of 70% vinegar put in a glass jar, cover and place in refrigerator. A week later, when the egg shell with the solution mix and lubricate them affected area. The ointment is stored in the refrigerator.
Assist the bath and the dressing of apple cider vinegar.
At night, after washing the feet rub sour cream instead of cream for the feet.
Brew a strong black coffee and dive in feet. The procedure to do the evening before bedtime. Traditional medicine says that the fungus will pass after a few treatments.
Inside are collected. Mix 1st. spoon chamomile flowers, calendula flowers, grass, yarrow, mugwort, clover, cudweed, birch leaves. All gently to mix. 1st. spoon collection to brew 2 cups boiling water, leave for 1 hour. Take ½ cup 4 times a day for half an hour before meals.