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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Thickened Skin On Toes

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What is the best treatment for thickened skin?

What is the best treatment for thickened skin?

It depends: To better answer your question, we'd need to know what the cause of the thickened skin is. And we'd need to know the location. Thickened skin could be the result of psoriasis, eczema, poor hygiene, etc. So without additional information, it's difficult to answer your question. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Zuckman
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Thick Skin (Definition)

Thick skin is skin that is unusually tough and dense. Thickened skin may be due to abnormal material ...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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Toe fungus. Big one is bleeding/dried blood (recurring) a bit at cuticle corner & the skin around is puffy circle. Best treatment laser or Jublia (efinaconazole)? Or?

Toe fungus. Big one is bleeding/dried blood (recurring) a bit at cuticle corner & the skin around is puffy circle. Best treatment laser or Jublia (efinaconazole)? Or?

See a dermatologist: Begin by defining the problem. Is fungus the primary concern? Oral terbinafine for 3 months is safe and costs $12 cash.It is about 60% effective as judged by result 1 year later. Laser costs $1000, not covered by insurance, uncertain result. You need a year to find out if it helped. The cream costs over $1000 for less than 10% success. You pick one. ...Read more

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Cousin has staph bacteria on his wound on toe.He is diabetic.There is fluid that comes from some rashes he got in his skin.What is treatment now!!

Diabetic ulcer: Staph wound infection especially in a diabetic is very serious and requires immediate treatment. If he has more lesions which are draining he needs to be seen by his doctor right away. IV antibiotics may need to be started and sometimes surgery to remove dead skin or even amputation may need to be done. Delay can result in blood infection or septicemia which can be life threatening. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more