Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

What should I do if my toenail fell off due to a fungal nail infection

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Crosby
15 years experience Dermatology
Wait: If you nail falls off due to a presumed fungal infection, see your physician. If it is indeed a fungal infection, you may be treated to help eliminate ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Siegel
18 years experience Podiatry
If the shape is norm: Toenail fungus will deform the shape of a toenail if the infection is present for too long. If you catch it before the nail has changed shape, it wil ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Your decision.: A fungal infection can be transmitted from person to person with constant and/or intimate contact.
1
1 thank
A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Antifungal therapy: You may need oral antifungal tablets as well as over the counter topical antifungal creams. Some antifungals are available as a type of nail lacquer ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Birmingham
14 years experience Podiatry
Toenail fungus: There are many reported homeopathic remedies for toenail fungus. I cannot say that one is better than the other or if any are proven to work at all. S ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Not likely.: Damaged or not, the nails should continue to grow. The thickness of nails can be due to fungus as well as injury and sometimes both. The nail growth c ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Fungal nail: There are many treatments for fungal nails , probably none of which is truly the best. There are many anecdotal treatments that swirl around the mar ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Depends: On your overall health and preference. There is no guarantee for cure but if healthy, oral medication or laser seem to have the best results. However, ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Likely yes: It can, but there's no garentee.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes.: Treatment for fungal nails is a challenge. Nothing works fast and the best results out there are only about 70% or so effective. Thicker nails are mo ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month