Fungal Infections - Usually are the result of spreading of athlete's foot into the toenails and can be transmitted by touching of the toenails to the fingernails.
Bacterial Infections - Staph and Pseudomonas are two of the most common bacteria that can affect the nails. Pseudomonas nail infections are usually green, and can be treated with topical antibiotics. Staph infections of the nails can be treated with topical or oral antibiotics.
Nail Loss - There are many causes of nail loss including infection, physical trauma, and complications from nail styling.
Dr. Robert Brody is a dermatologist in Shaker Heights, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University Hospitals of Cleveland, Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Marymount Hospital.
He received his B.A. with distinction from Stanford University and his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School. He has been in practice in Northeast Ohio for more than 40 years.
What makes me different from many other dermatologists is that I spend the entire time in the exam room listening to you the patient and examining your skin problem. I do not have a computer in the exam room to distract me from your concerns. This allows me to focus on your skin condition and to give you the correct diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Brody
They went out of their way to make me feel special and appreciated. I will definitely recommend them to people I know. Cori
As one who has visited six different dermatologists over my three decades of residency in Cleveland, Dr. Brody has the most sophisticated knowledge of dermatology. In my book, he is a five-star dermatologist. Thomas G. Pretlow, M.D.