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Fungus Between Toes
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?
My husband has a red itchy rash on his legs, back and between his toes. Fungus treatments do not help. Bactroban helps but has not cleared it up in 3 months. What do you reccomend?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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