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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Toenails (Definition)

Toenails are the hard coverings at the end of the toes. Nails are made out of a protein called keratin. They function to protect the end of the toe and to increase sensitivity of touch. Good nail care is important to prevent ...Read more


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What are the Dermatological treatments for dark spots/hyperpigmentation on legs?

What are the Dermatological treatments for dark spots/hyperpigmentation on legs?

Surgical biopsy: Most Dermatologist realize skin creams and bleaches from caustic Chemicals are not good for the skin or your health. If a spot appears suspicious (large, growing, irregular in shape, mottled in appearance, bloody) then a biopsy to exclude melanoma or other cancer is indictated. If it is small, circular, and looks the same year after year, leaving it alone & wearing sunscreen is your best bet. ...Read more

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What are the home treatments for black toenails?

What are the home treatments for black toenails?

Black Toenails: Dark colored or black toenails can indicate a nail fungus infection or a sub ungual hematoma (blood deposit under the toenail). The worse scenario is a condition known as melanoma. See a podiatrist for the best diagnosis of this problem. ...Read more

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I am looking for the dermatologist who treats nail fungus on hand by laser. All other treatments has bee exhausted. Any suggestions? Thank you

I am looking for the dermatologist who treats nail fungus on hand by laser. All other treatments has bee exhausted. Any suggestions? Thank you

Call laser company: It may help to call laser company for referral to who has equipment. Sciton laser company has attachment to their system for the treatment of nail fungus with a ndyag laser. Go to scitonlaser.Com and enter info forr referral to doctor who has equipment. ...Read more

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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

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 more

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I have fungus under some of my toe nails. Are there alternative treatments (home) to get rid of it?

I have fungus under some of my toe nails. Are there alternative treatments (home) to get rid of it?

Maybe?: 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 more

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Any suggestions on the best course of treatment for pyro derma gang?

Any suggestions on the best course of treatment for pyro derma gang?

Pyoderma gangrenosum: Pyoderma gangrenosum is an inflammatory necrotizing non infectious ulcertive skin disease, often with enlarging ulcerations on the legs. See your dermatologist for diagnosis and therapy. Hospitalization may be necessary in severe cases. Mny patients need immunosuppressant therapy . Cyslosporin can be used. Also tnf Alpha inhibitor biologics such as inflizimab or Etanercept can be used. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies can you use for fungus on yellow toenails?

What are some home remedies can you use for fungus on yellow toenails?

None: Hi: sorry but there are no home remedies that have proven successful in curing toe nail fungus infections. Rumors have circulated for years about vicks, tree tea oil, bleach and etc. ...Read more

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Any herbal treatment for getting rid of moles?

Any herbal treatment for getting rid of moles?

No: To the best of my knowledge there are no topical treatments that will make a mole go away. Nor are there any systemic herbal treatments that will do the same. ...Read more

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Whats the best treatment for dark spots on face...

Whats the best treatment for dark spots on face...

Several: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. There are several treatments. ...Read more

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How can I cure finger nail fungus of the right hand? Ichecked on the internet, but it only speaks of possiblecures for toenail fungus. Are there any home remedies for it?

How can I cure finger nail fungus of the right hand? Ichecked on the internet, but it only speaks of possiblecures for toenail fungus. Are there any home remedies for it?

Not particularly: There are many purported home remedies but a fungal nail infeciton requires oral anti-fungal medication. First you need a proper diagnosis and then treatment. The teatment for finger nail fungus is the same as toe nail fungus only shorter. Many things mimic nail fungus and is not fungus. Bacterial infections can do this. See a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Could i take laser treatment for pimple scars?

Could i take laser treatment for pimple scars?

Yes: There are many ways to treat the scars, once the acne is under control. These treatments include lasers, peels and microdermabrasion. I like using a non-ablative laser known as fraxel. It works great for these areas and also resurfaces the surrounding skin improving the overall quality. A plastic surgeon or dermatologist will take a look at your skin type and determine the best approach. ...Read more

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What are the home remedies for pimples and pimple black spots?

What are the home remedies for pimples and pimple black spots?

Get real Rx: Being a young man is hard enough without pimples and even harder if somebody has told you "home remedies / natural" is better. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't done the job, your physician can write for a retinoic acid derivative (great if there's lot of blackheads) &/or topical clindamycin; you're likely eventually to need a systemic antibiotic & if severe, consider accutane. Good luck. ...Read more

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Any effective treatment for dark circle?

Any effective treatment for dark circle?

Dark circles - eyes: Dark circles under the eyes can be a result of allergies and the resulting congestion in the sinuses that cause a back up of blood in the venous system in the face. Try some allergy medicines and decongestants to see if that helps you. Sleeping on a slight incline may help with "drainage" of the area too- one case where gravity is actually good! ...Read more

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Permanent treatment for scaly skin on legs?

Permanent treatment for scaly skin on legs?

Scaly leg skin: Scaly leg skin is often due to dryness, which can be caused by harsh soaps, hot water, chronic sun exposure or genetic condition with fish-like scales (ichthyosis vulgaris). Other health conditions associated with ichthyosis. You can improve the appearance of dry skin or ichthyosis by using good skin care and moisturizers with a little Alpha hydroxy acid in them but there is no permanent cure. ...Read more

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Does laser treatment work on brown spots or liver spots?

Does laser treatment work on brown spots or liver spots?

IPL photofacial: While it isn't exactly a laser by definition intense pulsed light referred to as ipl works very very effectively in this area and often under a service term called photofacial. Look for these services under either term at a reputable med spa or plastic surgeon's office in your area. Ideally i would recommend med spa with a plastic surgeon on staff. ...Read more

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Bumps on my scalp, not responding to abx treatment, prescribed! What type of treatment will kill parasitic infestations, under the scalp? Help!

Bumps on my scalp, not responding to abx  treatment, prescribed!  What type of treatment will kill parasitic infestations, under the scalp? Help!

May not be an: infection including a yeast infection. Parasitic infection is a possibility among other causes . You may need test or tests to find the cause and treated accordingly. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Taking 150mg of fluconazole to prevent toenail fungus for nail which was removed & growing back dark in color. Is this the best treatment?

Taking 150mg of fluconazole to prevent toenail fungus for nail which was removed & growing back dark in color. Is this the best treatment?

Fungus: There are many different treatments for fungal infections. Oral antifungals can be given but monitoring of your liver enzymes is recommended. There are cold lasers and topicals too. Ask your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Treatment for hair follicles: is there any recent treatment? I use the laser treatment but the hair bumps comes back after some time

Treatment for hair follicles: is there any recent treatment? I use the laser treatment but the hair bumps comes back after some time

Folliculitis : I think you mean folliculitis which is an infection of the hair follicles. But you mention a laser which sounds like laser hair removal. At any rate, removing the follicle will help the infection but you need a topic antibiotic as well. Ees (erythromycin ethyl succinate) pads work well. Make sure you are not allergic to something you are putting on your skin. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Toenail Fungus (Definition)

Described as having a microscopic mushroom infection of any one of the ten toenails. This infection can lead to the nail becoming extremely thickened ...Read more


Dr. James Hocker
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Phytotherapy (Definition)

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