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For Nail Fungus What Can I Use Other Than Pills
How to get rid of fungal nail infection? Is there any good treatment for this infection? I took antibiotic Lamisil for several months and use creams and lacquers. Nothing help. I have it on toe nails and on my finger nails appear dark thin marks. It does
Be sure it's fungus: You should have your nails cultured by a podiatrist to confirm it is actually fungus. Other conditions can cause darkening and thickening of nails and some, like melanoma, are very serious. Also, how long was Lamisil (terbinafine) treatment? For toenails, you need to take it daily for 3 months and then wait an additional 6+ months for clear nail to replace the infected nail. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
About the same...: The effect of various antifungal preparations is similar. The most fundamental thing to do is: don't give yeast a good surviving & thriving environments, that is, to keep the affected area dry and clean with adequate aeration/ventilation. So, if necessary, circumcision is required. More doubt? Ask urologist. Also, note: Life is a process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, and... ...Read more
Are over-the-counter products effective in treating nail fungus? How will I know when it's time to see a podiatrist? Is prolonged infection dangerous?
Is using ketoconazole shampoo the same as is oral? Does it have lots of side effects? Cancer? What if I want kids one day? Any other fungus safe shamp
Shampoo is safer: Ketoconazole shampoo is much safer than taking ketoconazole by mouth. This is because, when ingested, many of your body systems and organs are exposed to the drug. When you’re using shampoo, only your skin is exposed. Absorption of the drug by the skin is minimal, so there typically are not side effects. The shampoo should not affect your risk of cancer of ability to have children. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fungal finger nail infection. Don't want to take oral fungal med as my liver enzymes are high n i take other meds. Any other treatment methods?
Other than lamisil, (terbinafine) what can I do to treat onychomycosis? Do the new laser treatments work?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm worried about the side effects from taking Lamisil (terbinafine) for skin fungus. How can I avoid them?
2 weeks treatment: The usual treatment for skin fungal infection with Lamisil (terbinafine) is 2 weeks. Unless you are at a high risk for complications from other comorbidities, the use of Lamisil (terbinafine) for 2 weeks is very safe. However, there are some very effective topical medications that may get the job done without the pills. ...Read more
Finger nail fungal infection. Taken oral Lamisil (terbinafine) for 1 week. How do I know if the med is working? Any changes I should see on my nails?
Fungal infection: A week is pretty soon to see much change. It depends on how quickly your nails grow and how infected they are . Your prescribing physician can help you best ...Read more
Topical: If you really need to do anything, a topical solution would be your best option. No nail treatment will work fast. Usually takes 7-9 months to see results... ...Read more
For an infected toe can you use things other then the antibiotics pills like a cream or spray please help ?
Other than minoxidil is there any way out to treat hair loss due to pcos?what I can use other than minoxidil when I am pregnant?please help.
Minoxidil: Minoxidil is a pregnancy category C. Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. I recommend you do not use minoxidil during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Fungi Nail solution good for curing toenail fungus?whats better, Tolnaftate or Fungi Nail?or can i use both for 1 nail?need some very effective.Thx
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What can I use as an alternative to Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets to fight nail fungal infection?
Nothing else works: Nail fungus is difficult to eradicate. A determination first test be made to the type of fungus being treated. I muscle orally is effective in about 85% of the cases. Most topicals are a waste of time and money. More recently, laser therapy have been employed but if the entire nail is involved it may not be as effective as oral antifungal agents. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Taking Lamisil (terbinafine) for finger and toenail fungus , second day can it give you a headach?
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