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is it safe to treat toenail fungus while pregnant

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Oral lamisil (terbinafine): Other options include topical meds or laser neither of which have predictable results.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I still : Think oral Lamisil (terbinafine) is proven to be the most efficacious.
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Kugler
30 years experience Podiatry
Not necessarily: Toenail fungus or onychomycosis is usually caused by a fungal infection similar to athlete's foot. This is usually not a harmful condition, but is of ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Libby Putnam
11 years experience Podiatry
Maybe?: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Resistance: Topicals are the way to go in this area however when one agent is not working, switching to another agent is a good idea. Topical spray from CVS with ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Several ways: Ranging from debridement, topical medication, oral medication, laser or removal of nail. Consult with podiatrist.
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Onychomycosis: Treatment includes pulse therapy of An oral anti fungal eg sporonox for 3months , with nail lacquer eg trosyd or clearnail .
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Oral meds: Topical meds, lasers. Oral gives best treatment.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Libby Putnam
11 years experience Podiatry
We can try!: 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
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorry Melnick
44 years experience Podiatry
Topical-oral-laser: I have sent a number of patients for laser treatment of their fungus toenails. I have seen aproximatly a 80% cure rate. No fungus treatment works 100% ... Read More

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