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How can I get rid of this foot fungus between the toes and on the heel?

How can I get rid of this foot fungus between the toes and on the heel?

Topical antifungal: Most topical antifungals will work if used as directed. Be aggressive with the topical. My personal favorite is lamisil, (terbinafine), but most will work. Dr l. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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In between my toes is red, very itchy, and dry. Used fungus spray for a week but it's not helping. It's spreading too. What else can it be?

In between my toes is red, very itchy, and dry. Used fungus spray for a week but it's not helping. It's spreading too. What else can it be?

Athlete's Foot: Athlete's foot is caused by a fungus which infects the skin. You may need a prescription. It may also be another dermatological problem all together. See a doctor. ...Read more

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My partner has had toe fungus since he was 8yrs old and he is 23 now. He has tried everything and nothing has worked. Still is trying. What can he do?

My partner has had toe fungus since he was 8yrs old and he is 23 now. He has tried everything and nothing has worked. Still is trying. What can he do?

Confirm fungus.: The first thing he should do is see a doctor and have a sample of his nail sent for pathology to confirm it is indeed a fungus. It could be something else that looks like a fungal nail. Fungal nail infections are not common in young children. If it is confirmed to be a fungus then laser therapy is a viable option. ...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 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 or Sporanox) ...Read more

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In the small toe there is a fungus but it turned into a deep opening like a wound how should it be treated?

In the small toe there is a fungus but it turned into a deep opening like a wound how should it be treated?

It is possible: If a toenail infection becomes severe enough, it could lead to loss of the nail. Toenail fungus often time cases the nail to be brittle and loose form the nail bed. The slightest amount of trauma could cause the nail to be completely detached causing loss of the entire nail. Get it taken care of by a professional to avoid preventable complications. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have toe fungus or something else?

A specimen: Gets sampled and sent to a lab who stain the specimen look under a microscope and tell you what they see.... ...Read more

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How can I treat a 15 y.o. toe fungus?

If truly fungus: Meaning positive lab result oral Lamisil works well. ...Read more

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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more