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Hpw can I get rid of fungus on my leg?

Hpw can I get rid of fungus on my leg?

Topical, oral antifu: Topical antifungals such as lotrimin, micatin, or Lamisil (terbinafine) can help. For extensive areas you amy need oral antifungals such as Lamisil (terbinafine) or nizoral. If it does not respond to topicals see doctor for prescription. ...Read more

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Fungus (Definition)

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


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How can I get rid of this foot fungus between the toes and on the heel?

How can I get rid of this foot fungus between the toes and on the heel?

Topical antifungal: Most topical antifungals will work if used as directed. Be aggressive with the topical. My personal favorite is lamisil, (terbinafine), but most will work. Dr l. ...Read more

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Why do I get nail fungus problems on my feet and what's the best product to buy to get rid of it once and for all? It started after my knee surgery.

See a dermatologist: Begin with diagnosis. It might be something other than fungus. If it is fungus it may be acceptable to merely keep the nails trimmed and ventilated. By far the best treatment, about 60% effective, is terbinafine. It is a prescription taken daily for 3 months. Originally a $1200 prescription, the generic is now $10! It takes a year to grow a new, normal nail after taking the med. You have other is ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fungus on skin?

Assuming: Your diagnosis is correct, topical over-the-counter anti-fungal creams work very well, but since fungal spores live for 30 days, you must keep using it for 30 days, even if it clears up in only a day or two. If it doesn't clear, it's probably not a fungus. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fungus on my feet?

Apply antifungal : Agent. Sometimes you might need to make sure that you are not recontaminating from your shoes and so you might have to purchase something to ensure your shoes are fungal free. But, try the antifungal creams first readily available at the pharmacy. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of fungus on your stomach?

Get a topical antifu: L cream, apply daily for 4 weeks, u stop growth and skin grows it out so be patient. Mix it with Hydrocortisone at first if it itches. ...Read more

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Does clindamycin get rid of fungus on your feet? I've been taking that for tonsillitis and I noticed the fungus is going bye-bye as well, any connectio

Does clindamycin get rid of fungus on your feet? I've been taking that for tonsillitis and I noticed the fungus is going bye-bye as well, any connectio

Feet fungus: Hello, Clindamycin is an antibiotic that will treat your throat infection. It is unlikely that the fungus on your feet is being treated by this medication. An antibiotic will have little effect on a fungal infection. Coincidence I think. ...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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What's best to get rid of fungus in toenails?

Oral Lamisil (terbinafine): See your podiatrist. Laser is also an option. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fungus under my armpit ?

Over the counter: There are several over the counter anti-fungal meds. Ask your pharmacist for help choosing one.If it doesn't respond ... See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fungus and sweaty feet?

How can I get rid of fungus and sweaty feet?

Antifungal: Good hygiene with the use of an antifungal such as topical Lamisil (terbinafine) af should help it. ...Read more

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Can filing down toenail help anti fungal medicine get rid of fungus?

It can: Have a podiatrist check it. Filing down the toenail can help get rid of the environment that fungus likes to thrive in. Just make sure you don't go too deep and damage the bed. Anti-fungal medication can be used in the form of topical or oral forms to work adjunct. Keep in mind, once you clear the fungus, it is important to avoid re-infection! ...Read more

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I have fungus toenails on both feet. What can I do to 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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How do you get rid of fungus under toe nails?

How do you get rid of fungus under toe nails?

Medication or laser: Fungus is an organism theat thrives in the skin and nails and lives in a dark, damp environment like shoes and socks. First you need to culture the nail to determine it is fungus. Once confirmed, discuss with your podiatric physician possible treatments. These would include topical and oral meds and laser. ...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.
In other words, there is no definitive treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of ths pain in my leg?

How can I get rid of ths pain in my leg?

Specifics needed: Many things can cause pain in your leg. A visit to your doctor can help to determine the underlying cause. ...Read more

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I have 2 chipped bonrs in my leg is there a way to get rid of the pain?

I have 2 chipped bonrs in my leg is there a way to get rid of the pain?

Possibly: If the chips are in a joint, ie knee or ankle, then it is possible that surgical removal could alleviate your pain. Usually if the chips are not within the joint they don't cause symptoms, but they too can be removed, though there is no guarantee the pain will subside. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of leg fat?

How can I get rid of leg fat?

Rid fat, period: Leg fat, cellulite, what you eat rather than the "tried and true" (tt) lowering calorie intake while increasing energy expenditure — it is all the stuff of advertisers, charlatans and would be purveyors of quick fixes and health miracles. Short answer — loose weight bu means orftt. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of side leg pain?

How do you get rid of side leg pain?

Depends: Side leg pain could be due to the muscles or joints in your leg or hips. It could also be due to the nerves in your back. See your primary care and they can steer you towards orthopedics or interventional pain physicians if you need to see a specialist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of leg pain that recurs?

Get diagnosis first: First need a diagnosis as to what is the source of the pain, can not treat what you do not know. Leg pain could have many causes taht will need different treatments according the ethiology. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of chronic leg pain in the night?

How do I get rid of chronic leg pain in the night?

Tonic water: Tonic water has quinine in it which helps with leg cramps, having you doctor check your electrolyte levels such as potassium and magnesium making sure if you are working all day that you keep hydrated especially if you work outside . Have your doctor check the arteries and veins in your legs. Lack of circulation can cause leg cramps. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of constant and severe leg pain?

What can I do to get rid of constant and severe leg pain?

Evaluation: You need to be evaluated by physician to rule our peripheral vascular disease, nerve compression or some other abnormality in order to offer you a solution. Smoking, diabetes, hypertension can be contributing factors. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of month old noticable scabs on my leg?

How can I get rid of month old noticable scabs on my leg?

Scar treatment gels: There are several scar treatment otc medications now available.
Your pharmacist could help you.
But verify with your doctor that your wounds have healed enough and are ready for the scar treatments.If the wounds are not healed completely they need to heal first before using scar treatment gels.Also, just good skin care may help the skin heal well ie moisturizing, avoiding harsh soaps/detergent. ...Read more

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How to get rid of leg pains growing pains in 10 year-olds?

How to get rid of leg pains growing pains in 10 year-olds?

Little advice: Growing pains are pain symptoms relatively common in children. Typically, they are located in the muscles, rather than the joints, of the leg and less commonly the arm. They are usually felt on both sides, and appear late in the day or at night, waking the child, with pain varying from mild to very severe. You could use Motrin and TLC tell the chide grow up, it will stop. Thank you. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have scalp fungus and how do you get rid of it?

How do you know if you have scalp fungus and how do you get rid of it?

Skin scraping: A scraping can typicaly be done in your doctors office and examined under a microscope. For difficult cases sometimes a small biopsy can be taken and sent to a pathologist for staining and more close examination. Scalp fungi (or involving any hair) can typically require medicine by mouth (not shampoos, lotions, etc) to clear up completely. ...Read more

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How to get rid of leg pain that happens randomly and at different areas?

How to get rid of leg pain that happens randomly and at different areas?

Depends: This would depend on the source of the leg pain. I would see your doctor for a full work-up to determine the cause. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of persistent swelling in one leg with the other leg being ok?

How do you get rid of persistent swelling in one leg with the other leg being ok?

Need ultrasound: Lack of symmetry in leg swelling should first be evaluated by an ultrasound to assess the source of the problem. A clot found in a deep vein (DVT) would require blood thinners for at least 3 months since these clots can sometimes break off and travel to the lung. If no obvious abnormality can be found the problem can be addressed through leg elevation, compression stockings and maybe diuretics. ...Read more