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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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience in Infectious Disease
By mouth: Lets start first by saying topicals don't work.. Despite what ads and commercials may tell you. Several oral preparations are available such as itraco ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
It may help: I see no reason not to try.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Stein
Dr. Lee Stein answered
21 years experience in Podiatry
Neither: Neither. If you truly want to fight fungus laser works the best. I use Pinpoint (TM) and other laser treatments for almost 5 years . Keep in mind it ... Read More
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Fungal Nails: Fungal infection of the nails is common, & no otc meds are proven to clear it. That said, it is usually a cosmetic problem & not a functional one. Nai ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vern Christensen
25 years experience in Podiatry
Toenail fungus: terbinafine cream is for topical (skin) antifungal treatment and will not penetrate into the toenail for effective treatment. Specific toenail prod ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Won't work: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) contains trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole which are two antibacterial antibiotics. They have no effect o ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Shields
28 years experience in Podiatry
Fungus: Natural is GREAT when it works. I have found that it is a hit and miss proposition. You can follow the label on the bottle of tea tree oil or see yo ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in 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 in 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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