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Home Remedy Of Citric Acid Baking Soda To Kill Toenail Fungus
Medicine works best: There is no home remedy that is effective. You can try topical antifungal medications, but the ones provided in podiatry offices are more effective than those in the pharmacy. There are other options, including oral medication, that are also effective. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 is indeed fungus, and from there you have several options: 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
I miss my open toed sandals. Will intense pulsed light (ipl) technology kill toenail fungus? I have three very thick yellow toenails on my left foot. They are very ugly and embarrassing. I've tried painting an over-the-counter remedy on my toenails, but I
Laser therapy: I have been using laser fungal now therapy in my office for approximately 2 years. I find that the results are it proximally 70% for fungal clearance for my patients. Toenail fungus can recur in the future if the patient's hygiene is not changed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: There are many home remedies for toenail fungus. However none that I know will get you fungus free. The key word in your question is "effective". Home remedies may help slow down the fungus or breakaway some of the build up but I have not seeing toenail fungus cured with home remedies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Does the ultraviolet light treatment for shoes really work in helping to prevent toenail fungus? Thank you.
Taking 150mg of fluconazole to prevent toenail fungus for nail which was removed & growing back dark in color. Is this the best treatment?
I don't have money for laser treatment for toenail fungus-is there any OTC solution that can work to treat this condition effectively? Need it. Thanks
Tea tree oil: Consider Jublia (efinaconazole) it's an RX topical. If not tea tree oil. Good luck ...Read more
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
No doctors here mention a fourth remedy for toenail fungus: cap-on-nail treatment, developed in japan. Why not? Is it unknown or not effective?
What is the best over-the-counter remedy for toenail fungus? Is it okay that I use nail polish? They look yellow and terrible.
Toenail fungus: There is no good otc treatment for toenail fungus. The laquers work slightly better than the creams, but it will basically only slow the process down. To get effective treatment you really need a prescription medication like Lamisil (terbinafine) (250 mg daily for 42 days) or sporanox. These are now available cheaply as generics (about $30 for a 6 week course). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I went to my podiatrist and bought Kera oil and tolnaftate oil to apply to toenail fungus. How long does this treatment take to see results?
It takes: Months before improvement occurs.Get a more detailed answer ›
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