Nail and Skin Disorders

Toenail Fungus

Got Fungus?  Toenail fungus is an infection of the nail and its root. It effects thousands of people each year. It can be a difficult and stubborn problem to cure. There are several options for treatment from over-the-counter medications to advanced Laser Therapy.

» Read more about Toenail Fungus.

Ingrown Nails

An ingrown nail can effect anyone of any age. When there is trauma to the nail or if it is cut poorly, it can become ingrown into the skin and cause significant pain and or infection to the area. Early treatment is essential to eliminate the pain and infection.

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A wart is an infection caused by virus. Warts can be found anywhere on the body, and often effect the skin of the foot. Warts on the bottom of the foot are commonly called “plantar warts.” They can be painful when left untreated. Dr. Soomekh offers different treatment options for stubborn warts.

» Read more about Warts.

Corns and Calluses

When the skin is irritated with continuous friction over time, its reaction to build up increasing layers of thickened skin for protection. The collection of extra skin is called a callus or keratoma. It is often referred to as a corn when it is on the top of a toe. Calluses can build up in any area of friction or irritation.

» Read more about Corns and Calluses.

For more information about Nail and Skin Disorders, or to schedule an appointment, please complete our online form or call 310.651.2366.

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