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Doctor insights on: Apple Cider Vinegar Toenail Fungus

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Is raw apple cider vinegar good to fight toenail fungus?

Is raw apple cider vinegar good to fight toenail fungus?

Not bad.: The vinegar is an acid, which most opportunistic fungus and bacteria don't like to live in! the issue is that it often can't penetrate the nail enough to get to all of the fungus. There are oral medicines and a couple topical solutions that are fda approved for this condition. See a podiatrist for all the options that may be best for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Will lavender or rosemary oil help treat nail fungus? Have already tried apple cider vinegar, listerine, coconut and tea tree oil

Not usually.: Toenail fungus is very common, and unfortunately very difficult to cure 100%. We can test the nail to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or if it is indeed fungus, and from there you have several options: topical or oral antifungal medications, laser nail treatment, or removal of the nail in severe cases. See your doctor to talk about which treatment is right for you. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar really work on getting rid of foot fungus?

Does apple cider vinegar really work on getting rid of foot fungus?

Not bad.: The vinegar is an acid, which most opportunistic fungus and bacteria don't like to live in! the issue is that it often can't penetrate the nail enough to get to all of the fungus. There are oral medicines and a couple topical solutions that are fda approved for this condition. See a podiatrist for all the options that may be best for you. ...Read more

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I have large verrucca on my foot, the pain is horrendous and I can't walk on it. I have been using Apple cider vinegar on it which has brought the root to the surface. Some of the skin is white however aarge area of it is black, just wondering if this sou

I have large verrucca on my foot, the pain is horrendous and I can't walk on it. I have been using Apple cider vinegar on it which has brought the root to the surface. Some of the skin is white however aarge area of it is black, just wondering if this sou

See your doctor: I'm not quite sure what you had asked cause the question was cut off. With that said, the wart should be looked at by a podiatrist or dermatologist. It will be in your best interest to confirm the diagnosis and exclude a malignant lesion. Furthermore your doctor can help rid of the wart faster than home based solutions so you can be on your feet pain free in no time. Good luck. ...Read more

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Black spot under toe nail spot is on nail I have been taking apple cider vinegar pills for a few months could this have caused it.

Black spot under toe nail spot is on nail I have been taking apple cider vinegar pills for a few months could this have caused it.

No : The dark spot could be a small bleed under the nail but if it does not grow out , seek consultation with a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do you use apple cider vinegar for health?

How do you use apple cider vinegar for health?

Many different ways: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. Its many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear ; yeast infections), acne ; other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension ; high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive.See comments for useful links:. ...Read more

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Can I have raw apple cider vinegar, how much everyday?

Can I have raw apple cider vinegar, how much everyday?

Depends on...: Without knowing one's individual details, a doctor would not be able to tell if any particular vinegar would be good, bad, or have no effect on a that person. But, for what health benefit would somebody want to drink any type of vinegar? Vinegar is good for pickling foods, and making foods taste more special, but vinegar is not necessary for normal health. ...Read more

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What amount of apple cider vinegar is safe to consume daily?

What amount of apple cider vinegar is safe to consume daily?

Vinegar to consume?: Why would anyone want to consume vinegar? Vinegar from any source is acetic acid; it can possibly digest your stomach and cause heart-burn. Use it to flavor or cook food! ...Read more

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Do i need to mix the vinegar for the apple cider vinegar diet?

Apple cider vineger: Apple cider vineger is usually mixed with other ingredients to make it paletable. One recipe, mixes appel cider vineger, lemon, agave necter, fresh grated ginger, honey. Add to 8-12 oz of hot water, let steep for a few minutes.. ...Read more

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I've heard conflicting stories on ACV. is 2 tbps of apple cider vinegar a day good for you?what if you're on medications. Tyvm

I've heard conflicting stories on ACV. is 2 tbps of apple cider vinegar a day good for you?what if you're on medications. Tyvm

Good for many things: ACV is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions. It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but supports many uses. It's safe, inexpensive OK with meds. Dilute it.See http://tinyurl.com/joe2kht ...Read more

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Can i take apple cider vinegar for actenic keratosis?

Can i take apple cider vinegar for actenic keratosis?

Worthless: Apple cider vinegar is promoted as curing everything. If you believed this, you would be reading uncritically. Keep an eye on your actinic keratoses as they tend to turn into real cancers that can be very troublesome. Or manage your keratoses with evidence.based treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to douche with apple cider vinegar?

You can: I don't recommend it. Your body cleans itself. If you were to believe everything you read about apple cider vinegar (it supposedly cures everything), you would be reading uncritically. ...Read more

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Why would apple cider vinegar give me an instant headache?

Why would apple cider vinegar give me an instant headache?

Headache cure: If your instant headache happened every time when you take apple cider vinegar and pain went away in few minutes, then you should check with dentist see if there is problem with your teeth. If the symptom last and does not go away by itself, you should consult with your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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