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Best treatment for toenail fungus?

Best treatment for toenail fungus?

Oral medication: Oral medication is the most effective way of treating toenail fungus. Laser treatments also work but ar enot covered by insurance and can be expensive. ...Read more

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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 is the most effective treatment for toenail fungus?

Statistically, the : Best treatments are laser and oral terbinafine. Each has its benefits and drawbacks. Topical medications are best used as an adjunct to one of the above, as they rarely work alone. The various home remedies almost never work on fungus. ...Read more

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Is there any toenail fungus treatment?

Is there any toenail fungus treatment?

There are many: There are many treatments for toenail fungus. The most common are Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets, topical medications and laser treatment. ...Read more

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What is a toenail fungus treatment?

Few: Choices are topicals, orals or laser. Topicals are the lease effective working about 8-10% of the time. Orals are most effective - shold monitor liver function enzymes when going on them. Lasers are better than topicals not quite as good as orals and while you don't have to monitor blood they are expensive about 750-1, 000 for the treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best toenail fungus treatment?

What is the best toenail fungus treatment?

Oral medication: Such as laminal assuming you can take it has the best efficacy to date. Laser is likely second, with topicals effective at best 10% of the time. One could utilize any of the above together and increase the odds of successful treatment. ...Read more

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What's the best product for toenail fungus treatment?

We can try!: Toenail fungus is very common, and unfortunately very difficult to cure 100%. We can test the nail to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or if it's fungus, and from there you have several options (again, none guaranteed 100%): topical or oral antifungal medications, laser nail treatment, or removal of the nail in severe cases. See your doctor to talk about which treatment is right for you. ...Read more

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Toenail fungus. Want to wear sandals. What is good treatment.?

There are many: Treatments range from topical medicine, to medication by mouth, to laser treatment. What you have to remember is that it takes approx. 1 year for the nail to grow out clear. ...Read more

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What is the most effective toenail fungus treatment that is natural and safe?

Go High Tech: If you want safe and natural there is only one choice for you. Laser has no significant side effects. Keep in mind there are no effective home remedies for toenail fungus. ...Read more

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What is the best toenail fungus treatment that is natural, safe, and of course effective.?

Fungus: There isn't one . That is not to say other methods are dangerous. The pinpoint laser in my office is not dangerous to humans - fungus , yes , humans, no . See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Is toenail fungus with M. Gypseum contagious to other family members? How can I avoid spreading during treatment?

Spreading is a myth.: In short, dermatophytes are saprophytes - meaning an organism that grows on non living tissue. The nail has to have some sort of damage, thickness, pulling up from the nail bed first for the fungus to get into or under the nail. Unless someone is immunologically compromised, it is very rare to 'pass' the fungus from one person to another. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Toenail Fungus (Definition)

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