A 39-year-old female asked:
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i am using tea tree oil to treat fungal infection on toe nails and heels of feet. how long do i need to leave it on and how many times to reapply?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
See specialist: Before self-medicating with an unproved otc, seeking consultation with a dermatologist and possible treatment with proven anti-fungal medications might be more prudent.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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