Nail Disease

Learn More About Nail Disease and Treatment at Aurora

What is Nail Disease?

Nail disease is a broad term to cover a number of types of nail conditions, such as bacterial and fungal infections, tumors, nail lifting and splitting, psoriatic arthritis, paronychia and more.

How is Nail Disease Treated?

Dermatologists at Aurora Health Care will choose the best treatment for your nail disease based upon the condition you have and how severe it is. If an underlying condition is causing your nail disease, your dermatologist may also recommend that you see a specialist to treat that disease as well. For example, psoriatic arthritis, a nail disease related to the skin condition psoriasis, may need to be looked at by a rheumatologist (a doctor who specializes in treating arthritis and musculoskeletal disease), as well as a dermatologist.

The first step to treating your nail disease is to make an appointment with a dermatologist. He or she can help you understand your disease and what can be done to treat it. If you have questions about how your nail disease would be treated at Aurora Health Care, contact an Aurora dermatologist to set up a consultation.

Before treatment, an Aurora doctor will perform a microscopic culture evaluation to confirm the presence of fungus.

Why Should I Choose Aurora Health Care for Nail Disease Treatment?

When it comes to caring for your skin and nails, you want the best. And, at Aurora, we’re dedicated to providing the best, most advanced skin care treatments available – including treatment for nail disease.

Because Aurora dermatologists work within the entire Aurora Health Care system, we can offer you so much more than simple dermatology care. At Aurora, you’ll get:

  • Expertise: A team of physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants care for you.
  • Innovation: You can expect innovative treatments using the latest advancements in technology.
  • Network of physicians: Being part of the Aurora network gives you access to specialized care for all of your health care needs.
  • Attention to you: At Aurora, you’re never just another patient. You’re an important part of your health care team. No matter which procedure or treatment you choose, your doctor will take time to discuss options with you and answer your questions before your treatment begins, giving you peace of mind.

How do I Schedule a Consultation with a Dermatologist?

To schedule a consultation or appointment with a dermatologist at Aurora, call one of the dermatology offices directly. View the list of Aurora dermatologists.