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How can I get rid of this yellow fungus on my toenail without a prescription?

How can I get rid of this yellow fungus on my toenail without a prescription?

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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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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Is there any way to get rid of advanced toe nail fungus without a prescription?

Is there any way to get rid of advanced toe nail fungus without a prescription?

Not guaranteed.: 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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Toe nail fungus and athletes foot. How to get rid of both? Did laser and now getting prescription cream. What is source of athletes foot. Perspiration

Toe nail fungus and athletes foot. How to get rid of both? Did laser and now getting prescription cream. What is source of athletes foot. Perspiration

Athletes Foot: Fungus lives in areas that are dark, moist and warm. That is why your feet get the most fungus. Having laser or any other fungal treatment does not guarantee it will not come back if you have contact with another source of fungus. Using an anti-perspirant on the foot as well as avoiding areas of fungus and changing your shoes/socks throughout the day all help to minimize exposure to fungus. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of foot fungus without a prescription?

How can I get rid of foot fungus without a prescription?

OTC antifungal: Creams, use powder to keep feet dry, wear sock that wick perspiration away from the skin. You have to stick with the program long enough for it to work. But if it isn't better within 2 weeks, see a professional and get a prescription. ...Read more

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I know I have toenail fungus. What can I do or buy over-the-counter to get rid of the fungus? How long does it take to completely disappear?

I know I have toenail fungus. What can I do or buy over-the-counter to get rid of the fungus? How long does it take to completely disappear?

Onychomycosis: The use of topical agents should be limited to cases involving less than half of the distal nail plate or for patients unable to tolerate systemic treatment. Agents available in the United States include ciclopirox olamine 8% and efinaconazole 10% nail solutions. Amorolfine and bifonazole/urea are available outside of the United States. Best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a bad toenail fungus?

Few options: In my opinion, there are three main treatment options for toenail fungus. The first option is an oral medication. The second option is laser treatment and the third and least effective is a topical medication. Consult your doctor for the best treatment option for your infection. ...Read more

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I have a toenail fungus (onychomycosis) - how can I get rid of it?

Oral meds: Toenail fungus needs oral medication to get rid of it from 3 to 6 months. Lamisil, (terbinafine) sporonox, or Diflucan orally are the tretments depending on what fungus or yeast is growing from a culture taken from under the toenails. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of toenail fungus?

Three options: There are three main treatment options for toenail fungus. The first option is an oral medication. The tablets although highly effective do have some possible side effects and consequences. Direct doctor supervision is needed. The second option is laser treatment. This option is also highly effective, in my experience, without any significant side effect. The third option is a topical medication. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of toenail fungus?

How can  I     get  rid of toenail fungus?

Three options: There are three main treatment options for toenail fungus. The first option is an oral medication. The tablets although highly effective do have some possible side effects and consequences. Direct doctor supervision is needed. The second option is laser treatment. This option is also highly effective, in my experience, without any significant side effect. The third option is a topical medication. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fungus toenails?

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

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more