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Treatment for green toe infection?

Treatment for green toe infection?

See a podiatrist: If the nail plate is green in color, it might represent bacterial or fungal infection, or might represent the fading of a nail plate bruise. See a podiatrist to have it checked out and taken care of appropriately. ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Is there an effective treatment for fungal infection on the toes?

Is there an effective treatment for fungal infection on the toes?

Foot fungus: You could try a topical antifungal such as lotrimin or naftin (naftifine). If this is unsuccessful, an evaluation by a podiatrist could be helpful. ...Read more

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Serious infection around my toe. Im on treatment for psoriasis. Could the cause be the medics? Im on soriatane (acitretin) 25 mg since 6 months now. Thank you

Seek treatment: Medication for psoriasis can weaken your immune system, leaving you open to infections that otherwise would be easy to fight. If you have a wound or an ingrown toenail, it is more likely that bacteria will enter at these sites and cause infections. Seek treatment and start antibiotics. A small infection in the toe with a weak immune system can become much worse if untreated. ...Read more

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Currently under treatment for toe fungal infection. When clears, should I discard the shoes I have been wearing?

Currently under treatment for toe fungal infection.  When clears, should I discard the shoes I have been  wearing?

Fungus: Unless you are using something to kill the fungus in your shoes ( see your podiatrist), discard them now. Freezing does not kill fungus. Fungus forms a spore around itself when not in contact with the host and can survive outdoors - where it gets pretty cold - for up to 6 months. ...Read more

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How can I treat my toe fungi infection? I tried an over-the-counter treatment but it didn't work, and now my toe nail has come off?

How can I treat my toe fungi infection? I tried an over-the-counter treatment but it didn't work, and now my toe nail has come off?

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. 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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What can I do to cure a toe nail infection?

What can I do to cure a toe nail infection?

Treat the problem: First of all, the ingrown portion of the nail must be removed or problem will not get better. If there is an infection, antibiotics are usually necessary. Soaking may also help. See podiatrist for proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for nail fungus infection toe nail? That actually works. Please help

What is the best cure for nail fungus infection toe nail? That actually works. Please help

I believed: Amisil oral is the gold standard. I use an off label pulsing regimen in place of the standard 90 consecutive day treatment. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

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