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Drinking apple cider vinegar for toenail fungus

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 years experience
Not bad.: The vinegar is an acid, which most opportunistic fungus and bacteria don't like to live in! the issue is that it often can't penetrate the nail enoug... Read More
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
Wound care 36 years experience
Yes it's good to use: Two to three tablespoons of white vinegar or apple cider vinegar is good to use to combat nail and skin fungus. A topical anti fungal cream can also ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 31 years experience
No: Just another home remedy which rarely works. See podiatrist for treatment options.

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Probably not: Lavender and rosemary oil are no better than the other remedies you have mentioned.
Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry 12 years experience
Not usually.: Toenail fungus is very common, and unfortunately very difficult to cure 100%. We can test the nail to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or i... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 49 years experience
Not well: You are much better getting an over the counter cream such as lotrimin or lamisil (terbinafine).
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Some say yes: Just like some say Vicks vapor rub works. It certainly won't hurt.Its really not hard to buy a tube of antifungal cream from the pharmacy so that woul... Read More
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 years experience
Not bad.: The vinegar is an acid, which most opportunistic fungus and bacteria don't like to live in! the issue is that it often can't penetrate the nail enoug... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denis Winder
Plastic Surgery 58 years experience
Information: Late teens in to adulthood. Remember vinegar is acetic acid. Acids whojld not be given to children even if dilute unless directed by your pediatrician... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Not really: Apple cider vinegar or any other vinegar isn't needed for good health, nor for life in general. Apple cider vinegar is not an FDA approved medication,... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartbu... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: That's silly stuff. The fact that it's promoted for everything should tell you that this is intended to mislead good, simple people. The one evidence-... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Look into it: Apple cider can be very acidic and irritating to a sensitive stomach. Generally it should be tolerated but if you have an ulcer or other inflammatory ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ollendorff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Cider Vinegar: No. There should be no issues with apple cider vinegar and any contraceptive method.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
See a doctor: The active ingredients in Travocort and Canalba are similar; if one didn't help, the other will not. Vaginal yeast usually causes itching and irritait... Read More

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