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How to cure a fungus on toe?

How to cure a fungus on toe?

Antifungal Medicines: There is not necessarily a 'cure', but we have many options for treatment. First, is this fungus in the toenail or on the skin? I am going to approach the answer as if it is in the nail. Treatment options: 1. Home Remedy: Mix equal parts of Listerine with White Vinegar and apply that with a Q-tip daily. 2. Prescription Topical Medicine 3. Oral Medication (Lamisil (terbinafine) or Sporanox) ...Read more

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How can I cure my toe fungus?

How can I cure my toe fungus?

Many options: 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. See a specialist and get their professional advice. ...Read more

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How can I cure a toe fungus at home?

How can I cure a toe fungus at home?

You can't: Toe fungus is very difficult to treat. You need dermatologists to help. ...Read more

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I've had a toe fungus for a while now and I've tryed over-the-counter creams to cure it but it doesn't seem to completly go away. How can I fix this?

I've had a toe fungus for a while now and I've tryed over-the-counter creams to cure it but it doesn't seem to completly go away. How can I fix this?

Toe fungus: Topical creams are of little use for toe fungus. You need medications that work from the inside, which means anti-fungal meds such as lamacil. The treatment takes months and you need to have your liver function monitored to check for side effects. See your doc today to begin treatment.Laser is the other option which can clear fungus. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for toe fungus that won't ruin your liver?

Is there a cure for toe fungus that won't ruin your liver?

Laser treatment: I think hearng "oral antifungals" ruin your liver is a lack of information. If your liver enzymes are normal it is a relatively safe medication. It can be pulse dosed or given daily. If given daily you may want to recheck at 4 week intervals teh lover enzymes. ...Read more

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Quickest way to cure fungus infected toe nails?

No quick way: There is no quick way. Because of the slow rate of nail growth most treatments take up to a year whether topical or oral medication. ...Read more

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What is the cure for toe nail fungus?

What is the cure for toe nail fungus?

Several treatments.: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure a toe nail foot fungus?

What is the best way to cure a toe nail foot fungus?

Toe nail fungus: Toe nail fungus can be treated in a variety of ways. There is no true cure, but there are some things that you can do. You can try to soak your feet in warm water and add two tablespoons of white vinegar and soak 20 minutes daily. If you don't like vinegar, use tea tree oil. ...Read more

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Is there any OTC cure for toe nail fungus?

Several treatments.: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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Is it possible to naturally cure toe nail fungus?

Is it possible to naturally cure toe nail fungus?

Anything is poss: Anything is possible, but I have not seen fungal nails resolve on their own. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy to cure a toe nail fungus?

What is the best remedy to cure a toe nail fungus?

Drugs: Usually onychomycosis persists life long unless treated with an effective anti-fungal agent such as terbinafine or itraconazole which have replaced the more toxic griseofulvin. You need a doctor's prescription for the oral meds laser treatments are now being offered. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for toe nail fungus using home remedies?

What's recommended as a cure for toe nail fungus using home remedies?

Home remedies: Tea tree oil is the only home remedy that might possibly work. I really do recommend the cutera nail laser with topical such as formula 3 and the steri shoe for all shoe gear. ...Read more

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Does Vicks vapor rub really help cure toe nail fungus?

Does Vicks vapor rub really help cure toe nail fungus?

NO: No, vicks vapor rub does not cure toenail fungus. What it does is breakdown the actual nail construct and make it more pilable and softer to debride/trim down. Nail fungus is actually an infection of the toenail bed and you need actual antifungal medication topical, oral, or laser therapy to cure. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My husband has toe nail fungus how contagious is it because I have a newborn what's the fastest way to cure it?

My husband has toe nail fungus how contagious is it because I have a newborn what's the fastest way to cure it?

It is not contagious: Toenail fungus is not contagious, difficult to treat. There are multiple options for treatment but none of them are 100% successful. Even if it is fully resolved there is a chance for it to come back again in the future. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for nail fungus infection toe nail? That actually works. Please help

What is the best cure for nail fungus infection toe nail? That actually works. Please help

I believed: Amisil oral is the gold standard. I use an off label pulsing regimen in place of the standard 90 consecutive day treatment. ...Read more

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Can clotrimazole 1% cream be used for treating toe nail fungus? Will it be cured by using this cream?

Clotrimazole fungus: Although this is a topical antifungal, it may not be strong enough to cure anything other than superficial fungus to the toenail itself. The more severe cases, a more aggressive treatment may be necessary to eradicate the fungus. ...Read more

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Can tea tree oil cure foot fungus toe nail fungus?

Tea Tree Fungus: This is commonly used as a natural remedies for toenail fungus but my experience is that it is not very effective in moderate or severe cases. It may be slightly effective if there is only a small amount of fungus present. Keeping the nail trimmed short and filed thin may help at work slightly better. ...Read more

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I have had foot fungus for the past 2.5 years. What can I do to cure it?

I have had foot fungus for the past 2.5 years. What can I do to cure it?

See a doctor: You may need to have a podiatrist or dermatologist help you. If you have used over-the counter medications as directed, have addressed foot perspiration issues and they have not helped, oral medications may need to be prescribed. ...Read more

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