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what should i treat toenail fungus with

A 38-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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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Few ways : Topical antifugals are less tan 10 % effective, oral medication is most effective, lasers are expensive and work about 70% of the time. You can do co ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Oral Lamasil: I have found that the laser to be the most effective treatment.

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A 75-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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Oral meds: Topical meds, lasers. Oral gives best treatment.
A 19-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 45-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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
22 years experience Dermatology
Try tea tree: Try tea tree oil 1-2 x daily under the nail. Most of the time, topical medications don't work nearly as well as oral rx meds for nail fungus. Tea tr ... Read More
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A 36-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.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Dermatomycosis: Onychomycosis means fungal infection of the nail. There are a variety of superficial fungi that can cause this. There are both otc medications and pr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Some ideas: Topical Vicks vapor rub, tea tree oil, as well as over the counter anti-fungal medication.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I still : Think oral Lamisil (terbinafine) is proven to be the most efficacious.

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