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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Noel Shamley
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Underlying cause: suggest testing for diabetes if excluded consult a dermatologist for scraping to confirm fungal infection
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience 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 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience Dermatology
Several ways: Are you referring to fingernails? If so, over exposure to water, nail damage, manicures as well. Toenail fungus can occur from dampness (wearing boot ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Many treatments: Nail fungus can be treated with topical medication, oral medication, laser, removal of toenail.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyclopirox: but you have to apply daily dor 6 months
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nail fungus: First thing is make sure that you have a nail fungus because the treatment is a tab every day for 3 months called lamisil (terbinafine).
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Culture to confirm: Fungal infections are usually diagnosed by the clinical signs: thickened and disfigured nail, pain, etc. For confirmation, a nail clipping or filing c ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
The good standard : In the medical literature is still oral lamisil (terbinafine). Alternatives could include laser or topicals but their efficacy is not as good as lam ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Griffin
15 years experience Podiatry
Many options: Nail fungus diagnosis can be confirmed by a simple nail biopsy. Almost any dr can do this. See a podiatrist, dermatologist, or your primary care phys ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Requires medication: preferably antifungal pills and/or cream. Make an appointment with you PCPor podiatrist. Do NOT attempt to remove this nail yourself.

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