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A 38-year-old male asked:

I have toenail fungus and there are no laser treatments available in my area and i don't want to take an oral med. what is the best otc option?

3 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 24 years experience
Depends on the cause: Have it evaluated by a professional. Otc medications are more effective if combined with nail debridement. See your podiatrist to get the best results.
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Fungi Nail: Use a liquid or gel so that it will penetrate the skin and nail (try fungi nail).
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Dr. Corinne Kauderer
Wound care 36 years experience
OTC Fungus: Fungal nails should be treated by a podiatrist; there are other treatments available other than laser and oral medications. Please visit your podiatrist for more options.
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