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Dr. Jeffrey kass, my no.S were 65 and 68. The medicine is for nail fungus its prescribed and it starts with an a?

Dr. Jeffrey kass, my no.S were 65 and 68. The medicine is for nail fungus its prescribed and it starts with an a?

AST: Range is 5-40 iu/l alt range is 7-56 iu/l so if your numbers are 65 and 68 respectively you should not take an oral antifungal agent and you should discuss with your doctor why your levels are out of normal range and if anything can be done to correct the numbers and reason why they are high. ...Read more

Transmission (Definition)

In medicine and biology, transmission is the passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group, regardless of whether the other individual was previously infected. Sometimes transmission can specifically mean infection of ...Read more


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Can nail fungus be cured?

Nail fungus treatmen: "cured" so it will never come back- no. It is an infection so may recur. But various treatments- topicals, oral meds or surgical intervention may alleviate for long periods of time. ...Read more

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How do you get nail fungus?

Fungus is all around: The fungus is all around us. If you are suseptible and if the exposed to a critical degree, then the fungus can occur. Usually nail fungus starts first with a skin fungal infection. If you can control skin fungal infections (athlete's foot), then this can diminish the opportunity for the nail becoming infected. Washing and drying the foot well, changing sock daily can help. Dr l. ...Read more

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How can you cure nail fungus?

How can you cure nail fungus?

It is very difficult: Nail fungus is a challenge because the fungus is in the nail, hard, non-porous and grows very very slowly. Topical medications rarely work because of that. Oral medications and laser are the most effective forms of treatment, but nothing works quickly or all the time. Oral meds have risks; laser has little risk, but is not covered by insurance. ...Read more

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How can i cure a nail fungus?

How can i cure a nail fungus?

See doctor: and may need an anti fungal medication Fungal nail infections take a long time to treat and are very difficult to get cured. ...Read more

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What can I use for nail fungus?

Nail fungus: First thing is make sure that you have a nail fungus because the treatment is a tab every day for 3 months called lamisil (terbinafine). ...Read more

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Can my nail fungus spread to my baby?

Probally not: Nail fungus attacks susceptible people. A person who would be susceptible might have traumatized the nail, circulatory issues or are immunocompromised. ...Read more

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What works best to treat nail fungus?

The good standard : In the medical literature is still oral lamisil (terbinafine). Alternatives could include laser or topicals but their efficacy is not as good as lamisil (terbinafine). ...Read more

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Toenail Fungus (Definition)

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