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should i have my infected nails removed?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Soak with epsom salt: Try using epsom salt soaks daily with antifungal cream twice daily for 6 weeks. If the nail is not attached to nail bed then this needs to be removed.
Answered on Oct 7, 2011
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: You should discuss treatment options with your dermatologist.
Answered on Oct 7, 2020

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