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Fungal nail infections

PCPdirect  online service for Fungal Nail Infections

Who can use this service?

This service is available to all adults aged from 18 years to 65 years who have a fungal nail infection on one or more fingers or toes. Overseas purchasers may be restricted by legislation from their own country.

How to make your purchase

The following information is provided for you to determine whether you have the symptoms of a fungal nail infection. Should you consider that this is the case you will then be given options for treatment, this includes links to proprietary products marketed for the treatment of fungal nail infections and the opportunity to participate in an online consultation to see whether the online GP considers oral anti fungal treatment is appropriate.

If the online GP decides anti fungal treatment is appropriate our service will allow you to purchase course which should be sufficient to treat your infection. This will be done in the form of a repeat prescription allowing purchase of one or more packs per month up to a maximum of three packs.

What are the symptoms of fungal nail infections?

Fungal infections of the nail (also called onychomyosis) occur most often in the toes and are characterized by brittleness, discoloration, thickening, crumbling and/or detaching of the nail. This type of fungal infection often occurs when Athlete’s foot spreads from the feet or toes to the toenails. More than one toenail can be infected. Although more commonly associated with toenails fungal nail infections also occur in the fingernails.

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