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is dial soap suggested for a fungal infection on my big toe?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Not to my knowledge: Never heard of that remedy and I have heard plenty of others.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Bryan Mohr
22 years experience Podiatry
No: The fungus lives under the nail, so the nail is acting like a shell, which protects the fungus. Any topical anti-fungual solution will only prevent further mulitplication of the fungual cells on the surface. See a podiatrist who treats fungal infections of the nails, via medications and/or laser treatments.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
No: It is not anti-fungal.
Answered on Sep 14, 2012
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