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Does Toe Fungus Always Smell Bad
Not necessarily: Fungus may not necessarily have a bad odor. If one were to thoroughly wash the affected area the smell may go away even though one may still have an underlying fungal infection. The odor one may smell that is often accompanies with a fungal infection may be due to bacteria or excessive sweating or moisture in the area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I have a toe fungus but i'm not sure. My big toe smells bad, and it's weak at the tops it smells like really bad chesse ya i know it's gross but it's not my fault. I washed it and clipped it so it isn't that bad any more i just want to know what i
Not : Not all discolored or thick or "smelly" toenails are fungal. The only way to tell for sure is by taking a culture. I have written a health guide about this, and am attaching the link to this below. Hope it helps! ...Read more
My toe nail have a fungus under it so bad it forces my toe nail to bend backwards my toe nail is so hard i can't cut it can this be cured?
What is the best doctor to see and method for getting rid of bad toe fungus? I've had toe fungus for over 20 years if that makes a difference.
Are his socks: A little on the wet side at the end of the day? He may sweat....There are many sweat glands on the bottom of the feet, and this may be a potential problem. Try soaking his feet in warm water and tea bags...The tannic acid in the tea will dry out the feet from over active sweat glands and then the smell usually dissipitated as well when the sweating is controlled. Start off nightly, and go to weekl. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to get rid of bad foot fungus? Small holes on the bottom of my feet. Also they have a strong bad smell.
Husband has bad fungus in toe nails. Thick, yellow/brown disconnected. What can he do? Will vinegar soak help? consq of not treating?
Listen to body: Since your husband has multiple problems addressing them by lowering carbs and eating 6 meals of healthy foods more vegetables and high quality protein will improve his ability to eliminate fungus and become healthy. Meanwhile topical vinegar soaks for 5 minutes every day before a shower can help control topical growth of fungus. ...Read more
Can an old lingering case of condyloma cause palpable or swollen inguinal nodes? Also could bad toe nail fungus cause this?
Nail fungus: Would not cause it, depending on the etiology of the condylomata it is possible. For example condylomata could be secondary to syphillis and syphillis can cause swollen lymph nodes. (i just used syphillis as an example). ...Read more
I had pins removed from my toes one week ago in between one of my toes smell so bad .
I use epson salt to soak twice a day. Do you think it's infected?
Quite possibly: The toe is a dirty area in general and so somewhat prone to infection, which can cause a foul odor as well as redness, increased temperature, and a pity lent discharge. I would definitely let your surgeon know immediately in case it is infected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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