Top
10
Doctor insights on: How Do I Get Rid Of A Persistent Fungal Toe Nail Infection

Share
1

1
How do I get rid of a persistent fungal toe nail infection?

How do I get rid of a persistent fungal toe nail infection?

See below: See a doctor for either oral medication, removal of the nail, or laser treatment. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
9 doctors shared insights

Infection (Definition)

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


2

2
My mother has fungal toe nail infection.She isn't be able to get rid of it with creams doctors here prescribe. Can you tell me for any effective way?

My mother has fungal toe nail infection.She isn't be able to get rid of it with creams doctors here prescribe. Can you tell me for any effective way?

Toe nail fungus: Topical treatments for toe nail fungus usually do not work and oral medications are required. Terbenafine is one such treatment. There are others as well. The liver can sometimes be affected by these medications, so monitoring of liver enzymes is advisable. Be prepared for 12 weeks of treatment and slow resolution as the nail takes time to grow out healthy. ...Read more

3

3
How to get rid of fungal toe nail my toe nail is very hard , i peel of the top off just to keep build up

How to get rid of fungal toe nail my toe nail is very hard , i peel of the top off just to keep build up

Have them evaluated.: There are topical and oral antifungal medications available for the treatment of nail fungus. Specialized lasers are also now available for treatment of fungal nail infections. Have your nails evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What are ways to treat a toe nail infection without lamisil (terbinafine)?

Know what kind...: Know what kind of infection you are treating first. Lamisil (terbinafine) is an anti-fungal but if the infection is the result of a bacteria, it will be ineffective. Have a podiatrist examine your toe and determine your best treatment options. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What can I do to cure a toe nail infection?

What can I do to cure a toe nail infection?

Treat the problem: First of all, the ingrown portion of the nail must be removed or problem will not get better. If there is an infection, antibiotics are usually necessary. Soaking may also help. See podiatrist for proper treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Do toenail go back to normal after a fungal nail infection?

Do toenail go back to normal after a fungal nail infection?

Sometimes: The nail is dystrophic or injured. Even if the fungus is gone the nail could remain abnormal. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
Big toe sore, skin red, squeezed and pus came out side of toe nail. is it a possible ingrown toe nail ? Infection ?

Toe infection: Yes. This is an infection, and it can be from an ingrown nail. Clean the toe. Soak it in sitz bath and see your doctor soon for antibiotics. Wear looser shoes to avoid pressure on the wound. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more