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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Nail fungus: Lately covering the nails with vaseline or Vicks vapor rub has been recommended. Lamisil, (terbinafine) an anti fungal medication taken by mouth works ... Read More
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Toe nail fungus: Toe nail fungal infections can be treated by using anti fungal nail lotions or anti fungal tablets . Anti fungal nail lotions are available over the c ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
See below: A combination of Vicks vapo rub with a couple of drops of liquid chlorine bleach mixed in (three drops in a teaspoon of vaporub) can help treat toenai ... Read More
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Dr. Alex Garcia
20 years experience Podiatry
Poorly effective: Over the counter or non-prescription, medications for toenail fungus are prevalent. However in my opinion, poorly effective against the infection. The ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
I : I would recommend you see a dermatologist who can perform a nail culture, determine what type of fungus you might have, and then discuss treatment opt ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fungal infections.: Agree with Dr. Seward. Over-the-counter antifungal nail treatments don't have a high success rate. I agree with evaluation by dermatologist to accura ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Toenail fungus: Fungal infection of a toenail can occur in otherwise healthy people. It is not necessarily a sign of other disease.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Drugs: Usually onychomycosis persists life long unless treated with an effective anti-fungal agent such as terbinafine or itraconazole which have replaced th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
43 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: Get an evaluation by a podiatrist to determine if you do indeed have a fungal infection. If the answer is yes then begin treatment either topically, o ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
It may be fungus: But doesn't have to be, that little toe is often subjugated to trauma from shoe and all the microtrauma can cause thickening and slight discoloration. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Infections of: nails can be quite difficult to get rid of. For best response, a dermatologist can get a culture and provide treatments that are stronger than what i ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Almost all get: Usually all people if they live long enough get toenail fungus.Even the most effective meds that is oral is only about 60% effective and can affect th ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
See below: A combination of Vicks vapo rub with a couple of drops of liquid chlorine bleach mixed in (three drops in a teaspoon of vaporub) can help treat toenai ... Read More

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