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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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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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What is the best cure for nail fungus in foot?

What is the best cure for nail fungus in foot?

There are several: There is no single "best" treatment. For mild fungal infections, antifungal lacquer or other topical antifungal medications may be used. Oral antifungal therapy is usually used on moderate to severe fungal infections. Another alternative is laser treatment. ...Read more

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How do I cure my burning feet and cracked toenails is it a fungus?

Rash: Might be. You need to go to your doctor or a dermatologist to have your skin evaluated. There are many potential causes of your disorder. ...Read more

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What is the most affective way to cure nail fungus on hands and feet?

What is the most affective way to cure nail fungus on hands and feet?

Oral antifungals: If indeed you have a fungal nail infection then the best treatment is to take oral medications. Usually finger nails are treated for a month and toe nails are treated for 12 weeks. On ocassion, a re-treatment or longer treatment may be needed. Remember, it take a year for a toe nail to grow it's entire length and you will not see any immediate action. Be patient. Follw with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative cure for toenail fungus and numbness in feet?

Yes: In my office we offer laser treatment for fungus nails. It takes three treatments. There is minimal or little pain. The success rate is very high. ...Read more

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Does penlac (ciclopirox) or tea trea oil cure toenail or foot fungus?

In some cases: These are common treatments/suggestions for nail fungus. In order for either of these to have a chance of succeeding, you have to be aggressive with keeping the nails thinned as much as possible, removing all loose nail debris and using the topical as instructed. If you are not aggressive, your chances are not good. Dr l. ...Read more

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I've had foot nail fungus for more than a year I used medicines prescribed by my doctor but nothing has happened How to cure foot nail fungus?

I've had foot nail fungus for more than a year I used medicines prescribed by my doctor but nothing has happened How to cure foot nail fungus?

Nail Fungus Cure?: First off let me tell that you that "curing" fungus is a difficult thing to do. Much like a common cold, once it goes away, it can come back. There are some instances where oral antifungals (is that what your doctor prescribed for you?) will not eradicate the "fungus." If that is the case with you, the doctor should send out a sample of the nail to confirm that it is actually 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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Can you get a fungus from rubbing or massaging somebody's feet that doesn't have fungus there?

Not if they don't: You can't get a fungal infection from someone's feet unless they have a fungal infection on their feet. You can't catch what someone doesn't have. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get fungus on your feet from not wearing flip flops in the men's locker room?

How likely is it to get fungus on your feet from not wearing flip flops in the men's locker room?

Not very likely.: We used to worry about fungus being spread in locker rooms, showers, etc. Now the thinking is that these fungi are pretty much everywhere, and it is the environment of the shoe (dark & damp) which allows them to get established on the feet, especially between the toes. Washing your feet daily with soap and water and wearing clean dry cotton socks are strong preventative measures. ...Read more

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Is fungus athlete's foot?

Is fungus athlete's foot?

Athlete's = fungus.: Athlete's foot is caused by tinea pedis, a fungus that causes foot itch. This can cause scaliness to red inflammation of the area involved. Other tests, like KOH prep show the fungus in the form of hyphae. ...Read more

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Are there any remedies for foot fungus?

Are there any remedies for foot fungus?

Sure: Try an over the counter cream first. If the fungus is resistant, you may need an oral antifungal agent or sometimes a shoe disinfectant as you could be chronically reinfecting your skin.... ...Read more

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How many kinds of foot fungus are there?

Technically...: If you mean KINDS as to type of species - it's quite numerous but the most common is trichophyton rubrum. Tinea pedis (aka foot fungus) is an infection which is the result of microscopic fungus organisms that lives on dead tissue of the hair and outer skin layers - TYPES include inter digitally, moccasin-like or vesicular. Onychomycosis describes fungal infection of the nails. ...Read more

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I have foot fungus - what should I not eat?

I have foot fungus - what should I not eat?

Funfus: A fungal infection is not related to what you do or do not eat. That infection is caused bu a fungal organism (of which there are many) that colonizes dead skin. Bathing does not wash it off. You need to see your podiatrist for topical medication that will help. Sometimes that is otc and sometimes it needs to be prescription. Good luck. ...Read more

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What happens if foot fungus goes untreated?

Sometimes nothing: Other times it can spread...Can spread to different body parts. If it is inbetween toes it can cause a deeper infection thru cracks in the skin. Oftentimes, fungus on the skin will cause fungus on toenails.....Best to get rid of as usually a cream for a couple of weeks is pretty effective. ...Read more

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Why does the fungus attack my feet?

Fungi: Fungus like dark, damp, warm places. Your feet, especially when wearing shoes fit this criteria very well. Try using an anti-fungal foot powder, or any foot powder that will absorb moisture, like amens medicated powder. If your toenails are affected, you may need to seek professional assistance to cure the problem. There are several oral anti-fungal medicines available, but treatment is long term. ...Read more

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What can I do about my feet, fungus?

What can I do about my feet, fungus?

Apply antifungal: Agent which you can get at a local pharmacy i.E tinactin, (tolnaftate) mycotin, lotrimin, Lamisil etc etc. ...Read more

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What can I do for foot fungus?

What can I do for foot fungus?

Foot fungus easy to: Try over the counter Miconazole cream or Clotrimazole cream. Rub on twice a day for 2 weeks and if not better see a dermatologist. There are other conditions that can look like a foot fungus but it may be something else. ...Read more

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