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Home Remedies For Toe Infection
What is the best home treatment for ingrown toenail? Will warm foot bath with Epsom salt help? Will it help prevent infection/abscess?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
IN or ON: A simple superficial aspergillus infection on the big toe can be easily treated with dilute bleach soaks. ...Read more
Serious infection around my toe. I'm on treatment for psoriasis. Could the cause be the medics? I'm on soriatane (acitretin) 25 mg since 6 months now. Thank you
Seek treatment: Medication for psoriasis can weaken your immune system, leaving you open to infections that otherwise would be easy to fight. If you have a wound or an ingrown toenail, it is more likely that bacteria will enter at these sites and cause infections. Seek treatment and start antibiotics. A small infection in the toe with a weak immune system can become much worse if untreated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Currently under treatment for toe fungal infection. When clears, should I discard the shoes I have been wearing?
Fungus: Unless you are using something to kill the fungus in your shoes (see your podiatrist), discard them now. Freezing does not kill fungus. Fungus forms a spore around itself when not in contact with the host and can survive outdoors - where it gets pretty cold - for up to 6 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I treat my toe fungi infection? I tried an over-the-counter treatment but it didn't work, and now my toe nail has come off?
Keep in mind...: The fda has recently come out with a blanket statement that toenail fungus can not be cured. It is managed by a number of modalities, but it can always come back in the future. Topical medications (formula 3), laser therapy, surgical removal, homeopathic applications (tea tree oil). Talk to a podiatrist for what will be best and most effective for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toe nail infection came back two years after treatment, I want to solve the problem but am worried about drug resistance.
It's possible: If the IV antibiotic was not capable of eradicating the entire infection and/or if you picked up a new infection while you were recuperating from the other, it is possible to develop a bone infection that could potentially cause sepsis which could lead to death. This is true for all patients but especially for those who are immunocompromised with diseases like diabetes, kidney disease or cancers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of antibiotic is best for a foot infection following treatment for plantar warts? Had cryo liquid nitrogen and canthacur treatment on foot for several plantar warts 2 days previously. The post treatment instructions said to call with any signs
SIGNS OF INFECTION: Cryotherapy for warts can produce blistering, with pain, redness, swelling and a clear drainage. Although these are signs of infection, most likely it is the normal reaction to the freezing. Only by your doctor seeing it will he/she know for sure. Dr. Latva ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can athlete's foot lead to nail fungus infection? I have athlete's foot now and using treatment twice a day. My biggest fear is that it will cause ugly nail fungus. Is this possible or is that something completely different? .
Athlete's foot/nail: The most common organism in athlete's foot is also the same because of nail fungus. It is very important that treatment begin as soon as possible to prevent the spread of the fungus to the nails. Nail fungus is much more difficult to treat. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Over the counter: I don't recommend any home remedy; treatment can be found over the counter in any local pharmacy. ...Read more
I have a painful bladder infection, but I do not have any health insurance. What home remedy can I use to releive the pain fast and treat the infection?
Umcka/ irrigation: This is not exactly a "home remedy" but the herb pellargonium sidoides (sold as umcka) is proven to work well (whereas research shows antibiotics seldom help). Irrigation with salt water & xylitol can also help- see http://fauquierent. Blogspot. Com/2011/12/how-to-make-xylitol-nasal-flush-at-home. Html for other ideas see http://www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/sinus_infection1.Html#acv. ...Read more
Many: There are many home remedies that may help yeast infections. There is not much research to confirm how effective they are, but on this website people who have tried various home remedies discuss their experiences and report whether they helped or not: http://earthclinic. Com/cures/yeast_infection. Html the most popular include apple cider vinegar, yogurt and boric acid. ...Read more
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