Mar 20, 2003
How comon is it for a toenail fungus to spread to your fingernails? If it did spread to the fingernails and the affected person worked with a materials that came in contact with bodily fluids could it be spread to another person or does it only spread by nail to nail contact?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Toenail fungus in the setting of HIV infection can be a frustrating problem to clear up (often would take > 3-6 months of treatment). Fortunately the infection rarely spreads to fingernails and is not very infectious to other people. KH
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