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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Sometimes: The more extensive the nail involvement the more difficult it is to cure. Oral medications are about 60 per cent effective and take 1 year for thr nai ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Vicks/ Manuka oil: Some of my patients swear by vicks, applied directly to your nails with a q tip. Another natural remedy is manuka oil. Tougher to find, and definitely ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
No: Vinegar may lighten a nsil fungus but it is not adequate to treat it. Unfortunately it may require oral medications. Lasers are now being used for nai ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Onychomycosis: Topical agents should be limited to cases involving less than half of the distal nail plate or for patients unable to tolerate systemic treatment. Age ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Nail fungus: This is always difficult - topical agents usually do not work very well. For definitive treatment oral anti-fungal is needed.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankur Dharia
20 years experience in Podiatry
Science fiction: Sure, there is a lot of anecdotal evidence of vinegar curing nail fungus out there, but it is not evidence-based. Duct tape, listerine and tea tree o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
You ansered it: I guess, you answered your own question. It is contagious!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Yes it can, i would try and get rid of the condition as soon as possible.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
See a podiatrist: If you have a fungal nail infection, prescribed topical and/or oral medications can be used to address it. Some doctors offer laser treatment for nail ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
A few: To cure a nail fungus, see a podiatrist to discuss your medical and surgical options. Home remedies include: vick's vaporub listerine mouthwash ... Read More
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