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

If truly fungus: Meaning positive lab result oral Lamisil (terbinafine) works well. ...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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Does toe fungus always smell bad?

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 more

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How can fungus in your toes grow?

How can fungus in your toes grow?

Fungus: Likes dark, wet, moist areas your feet, toenails in socks and shoes are a perfect breeding ground for the critters. ...Read more

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Have toe fungus, now random dark round spots ?

Have toe fungus, now random dark round spots  ?

Fungus: This could be the fungus turning from an acute presentation to a chronic presentation as the two can look different. It could be ring worm, or a variety of other dermatologic conditions. ...Read more

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How long before you see results from lamasil for toe fungus after 3 months?

How long before you see results from lamasil for toe fungus after 3 months?

Months: Even after completing a 3 month course of lamisil, (terbinafine) it can take 9-12 months for the entire nail to grow out completely fungus free. Just need some patience. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the negative side effects from taking oral meds for toe fungus that won't go away?

Side effects: Different medications have different side effects. The medication that I use for my patients with your problem carries the risk of liver damage. To lower the risk, we draw blood to ensure the patient's liver is healthy before we start the medication and after several weeks to ensure that no damage is occuring. ...Read more

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Fungus (Definition)

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