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A 33-year-old member asked:

What is good for toe nail fungus?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nicolas Melgarejo
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
Oral antifungals: There are several oral antifungals available that can treat onychomycosis (fungal nail infection) very effectively. It is a slow process though.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Many products: There are many products for toe nail fungus including oral anti fungals. Use a topical liquid, i find they penetrate the nail better.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Have them evaluated.: There are topical and oral antifungal medications available for the treatment of nail fungus. Specialized lasers are also now available for treatment of fungal nail infections. Have your nails evaluated and get the appropriate treatment.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

What causes toe nail fungus?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Skin fungi: The same dermatophytic fungi that cause athlete's foot and jock itch.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What are the signs of a toe nail fungus?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: thickening of the nail, color changes, brittleness
Memphis, TN
A 36-year-old female asked:

Wat can do about toe nail fungus?

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Dr. Pan Ko
Dr. Pan Koanswered
Infectious Disease 16 years experience
Antifungal: There are several oral agents that are available.. Terbinafine, itraconazole, fluconazole. Topical ones can also be used. Efinaconazole which is Jublia (efinaconazole) and Penlac which is ciclopirox.
AZ
A 39-year-old member asked:

Why does toe nail fungus happen?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Fungus on skin: Fungus on the skin spreads to the nai in susceptible individuals. When ignored the fungus spreads from the end of the nail inward involving part or the whole nail.The greater thecinvolvement thecmore difficult it is to eradicate. Oral medications work only inbabout 60 per cent or less spending on severity. Lasers can be effective but may need to be repeated in 2 years.
A 32-year-old member asked:

How can I remove toe and nail fungus?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Topical antifungal: Best to use a topical antifungal if skin and nail are involved.

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