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Is it safe to treat toenail fungus while pregnant?

Is it safe to treat toenail fungus while pregnant?

No: Over the counter topic medications are safe to use. Prescription oral medication like Griseofulvin are not recommended during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Help, what the best way to treat toenail fungus?

Help, what the best way to treat toenail fungus?

Oral lamisil (terbinafine): Other options include topical meds or laser neither of which have predictable results. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best way to treat toenail fungus?

Please help! what is the best way to treat toenail fungus?

Keep in mind...: The fda has recently come out with a blanket statement that toenail fungus can not be cured. It is "managed" by a number of modalities, but it can always come back in the future. Oral antifungal medicines (lamisil), topical medications (formula 3), laser therapy, surgical removal, homeopathic applications (tea tree oil). Talk to a podiatrist for what will be best and most effective for you. ...Read more

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Does toenail fungus have to be treated? What happens if left untreated

A cosmetic problem: Toenail fungus is a fairly common condition, more so as a person ages. It rarely leads to any significant medical complications. For that reason insurance companies do not cover the cost of treatment. There are 2 medications that work about 50% of the time. Laser treatments have had similar success. If left untreated the nail thickens and discolors. ...Read more

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Will vapor rub treat a toenail fungus?

There have been : Anecdotal claims but no medical studies to my knowledge. ...Read more

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How can I treat toenail fungus?

Several ways: Ranging from debridement, topical medication, oral medication, laser or removal of nail. Consult with podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat toenail fungus?

First: Make sure it is fungus. Fungus can look like something else. Have a culture done. If it is fungus you have many options available but depends on severity. Talk with a podiatrist first for options. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat toenail fungus?

Toenail fungus: There are different types of treatment, topical , oral meds, laser, surgical removal. Consult a podiatrist to see what are the best options for you. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat toenail fungus at home?

Several: Put tea tree essential oil under the nail. Lavender can also be helpful. Soak the nail in hydrogen peroxide. The key is to be persistent, as it can take a while. ...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


Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Fungus (Definition)

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