A 59-year-old female asked:
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taking terbinafine for toenail fungus.ive noticed my throat feeling better, is it clearing up a fungus or infection in my throat too? had them before.

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not aware: I don't know why your throat improves with this drug . Even assuming that you have a yeast infection at your throat, the drug you take for your nails is not expected to work on yeast infection.
Answered on Mar 24, 2020
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