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Looking for home remedies for ingrown toenails?

Looking for home remedies for ingrown toenails?

Wouldn't try at home: This could be dangerous due to the high incidence of infection in this area. If untreated (or improperly treated) you could harbor an infection which can easily penetrate the bone under the nail. A bone infection is very serious and expensive to treat (see osteomyelitis). If bothersome, just see a doctor for help. ...Read more

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Blue Nails (Definition)

occur when the tissue under the nail appears blue & may be due to low level of oxygen circulation (cyanosis) or due to ^'ed levels of an abnormal type of ...Read more


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Can anti fungus work for black toe nails?

Can anti fungus work for black toe nails?

If the black toe : Are fungus.....They may be secondary to a subungual hematoma or blood under the nail in which case the medication will do nothing. Topical medications only work about ten percent of the time so you need to keep that in mind as well. ...Read more

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Toenail is brittle and discolored. Any OTC meds for toenail fungus?

Toenail is brittle and discolored. Any OTC meds for toenail fungus?

Some say: Try vicks vapor rub, others garlic. Most topical antifungals are non prescription found in pharmacy. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for black toenails?

Are there any home remedies for black toenails?

A few: Home remedies for nail fungus include: vick's vaporub listerine mouthwash tea tree oil they might help the appearance a little, but usually does not cure the infection. On the plus side they are cheap, and will cause no harm. It can also be a bruised toenail, which if painless usually fade in time. If painful it might be a hematoma that needs podiatric treatment. If all fails, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What are the home treatments for black toenails?

What are the home treatments for black toenails?

Black Toenails: Dark colored or black toenails can indicate a nail fungus infection or a sub ungual hematoma (blood deposit under the toenail). The worse scenario is a condition known as melanoma. See a podiatrist for the best diagnosis of this problem. ...Read more

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Is there any topical treatment for toe nail fungus, thickening and discolored toenails ?

Is there any topical treatment for toe nail fungus, thickening and discolored toenails ?

Fungus: Agreed - first be sure it is fungus . With a black light fungus will fluoresce. I use a laser with good success (80-85%). ...Read more

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Is pepermint tea good for fungus on toe nails ?

Is pepermint tea good for fungus on toe nails ?

No Evidence It Works: There is no evidence that Peperment tea will help cure toe nail fungus Some Natural Doctors believe that powder made from Tea Tree and Peperment oil has antifungal and heaing properties But there is no scientific evidence to support it ...Read more

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What are some home remedies can you use for fungus on yellow toenails?

What are some home remedies can you use for fungus on yellow toenails?

None: Hi: sorry but there are no home remedies that have proven successful in curing toe nail fungus infections. Rumors have circulated for years about vicks, tree tea oil, bleach and etc. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy for brittle hair, nails?

Is there a natural remedy for brittle hair, nails?

Check your diet: Can be a nutrient deficiency. There is a product called hair, skin , and nails that helps a lot. It is usually a silica deficiency. Another product is horsetail. You may ant to examine your diet as well and see where you can improve it. ...Read more

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Is Fungi Nail solution good for curing toenail fungus?whats better, Tolnaftate or Fungi Nail?or can i use both for 1 nail?need some very effective.Thx

Is Fungi Nail solution good for curing toenail fungus?whats better, Tolnaftate or Fungi Nail?or can i use both for 1 nail?need some very effective.Thx

Neither: Neither. If you truly want to fight fungus laser works the best. I use Pinpoint (TM) and other laser treatments for almost 5 years . Keep in mind it's a hard problem to treat and not everyone is able to have a successful treatment . ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for fungus under toenails?

Are there any home remedies for fungus under toenails?

TeaTreeOil and Vicks: Pure tea tree oil applied to the underside of the nail twice daily can be effective. Or, vicksvaporub applied the same way. Also very important is good nutrition and hygeine. Changing shoes and socks daily, or more often if sweating is a problem. Your feet must be kept dry. Fungal infections can be very difficult to get rid of and can require weeks of treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I treat discolored toenails discoloration noted under some of toenails...Not all...Tried OTC remedies but nothing helps?

How do I treat discolored toenails discoloration noted under some of toenails...Not all...Tried OTC remedies but nothing helps?

Depends on the cause: Some causes of nail discoloration include trauma due to tight shoes, infection, and medication side effects. You should try wearing shoes with a higher wider toe box. Get the feet inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the best remedies for toe nail fungus?

What are the best remedies for toe nail fungus?

Terbinafine: It is an antifungal medication that has a good track record for the most common nail infections. It is tolerated well, affordable and generally effective. This medicine is by prescription, so ask your podiatrist for one. Simple blood tests to rule out liver problems are commonly performed. If you have a history of liver disease or take certain medications, other options might be better for you. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for my brittle hair?

Are there any home remedies for my brittle hair?

Yes: Try not to wash your hair too often. Limit to twice a week if possible. Instead of shampoo, take a few teaspoons of baking soda and mix with a cup of warm water. It doesn't dissolve very well. Pour over scalp and work into hair. Rinse thoroughly. ...Read more

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What are some home remedy cures for severe toenail fungus?

What are some home remedy cures for severe toenail fungus?

None: There is no home remedy for severe toenail fungus. A severe toenail fungal infection needs aggressive treatment by a physician. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a fungal toenail?

What are some home remedies for a fungal toenail?

Several treatments.: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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What are effective home remedies for toenail fungus?

What are effective home remedies for toenail fungus?

Not guaranteed.: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for toe nail fungus using home remedies?

What's recommended as a cure for toe nail fungus using home remedies?

Home remedies: Tea tree oil is the only home remedy that might possibly work. I really do recommend the cutera nail laser with topical such as formula 3 and the steri shoe for all shoe gear. ...Read more

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