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How do youget rid of fungus under the nail of your big toe?

How do youget rid of fungus under the nail of your big toe?

Usually a pill: Toenails are hard to clear up. An oral anti-fungal pill is usually the most effective. There are also paint-on products like penlac (ciclopirox). Some people can clear it using vick's vapo rub. All of these take months to do the job. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fungus under the nail of my big toe?

How can I get rid of fungus under the nail of my big toe?

Many treatments: There are otc meds, prescription meds, surgery, laser treatment. Another words, there is no definitive treatment. ...Read more

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Annoying nail fungus on big toe. Any remedies to get rid of it?

Annoying nail fungus on big toe. Any remedies to get rid of it?

Many ways: Topical solutions, oral medications, laser treatments, surgical removal, homeopathic remedies, etc. The most used treatment is oral Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets once daily for 90 days. See a podiatrist for what may be best for your specific needs and expectations. ...Read more

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I have fungus on my big toe nail its been there forma while now, but recently it started to hurt a lot i can't almost touch my toe, why is that?

I have fungus on my big toe nail its been there forma while now, but recently it started to hurt a lot i can't almost touch my toe, why is that?

Pressure on nail bed: Fungus of toenail can cause nail to become thick and hard, often with a significant amount of debri underneath nail. This can cause pressure on nail bed and hence pain: especially with shoes on. Sometimes this can get secondarily infected with bacteria. ...Read more

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Bruised under nail of big toe. Is this fungus?

Probably not: Bruises beneath the toenail are usually caused by something forcefully dropped onto or pressing the toenail. If the nail becomes chronically bruised from shoegear or activity it could lead to enough damage that fungus could begin to grow beneath the nail and cause an infection. ...Read more

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Which is best product for fungus on the nail big toe I am diabetic and some products burn my skin ?

Which is best product for fungus on the nail big toe I am diabetic and some products burn my skin ?

Consider laser...: Because of your diabetic status, you are smart to be careful with your treatment. See your podiatrist. Ask them about topical medications that can be used with those with sensitive skin, but you may also want to ask them about their thoughts about incorporating laser therapy too. There is valid evidence based research with this type of treatment for some. ...Read more

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Nail on big toe is 2/3 detached. negative for fungus but doc scripted Thymol anyway. It grows, I clip, been at least a yr. but no progress.

Hold everything..: There are many reasons for the nail to be detached from the nail bed (onycholysis). If a fungus was not detected, then there is no need to be applying thymol, unless there is a suspicion that the fungus is present, regardless of the fungal detection test. Take a series of photos of your nails growth to verify your suspicions. Be careful of aggressive pedicures. ...Read more

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Son has one big toe nail that has fallen off & the other big toe nail is lifting. No trauma, fungus ruled out , nail flat/spoon, ideas of cause?

I will provide an : Idea, it is a little difficult without seeing the actual foot. I do believe that fungus and trauma are the most common causes. Trauma does not have to mean a heavy object fell on the toe. Repetitive micro trauma like a toe hitting the end of a shoe when running etc could be a cause, and nails can be negative for fungus due to false negatives. ...Read more

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My big toe nail is yellow with a line straight across it , is this fungus and how can I treat it?

Manual treatment: Toe nail fungus also responds better to the medication of the nail plate is ground down and trimmed, to manually remove the fungal debris. This reduces the chances of getting it reinfected by fungus and it also gives immediate improvement in appearance. The line across the nail might indicate a new nail plate growing in underneath. ...Read more

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Fungus (Definition)

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