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What can I do to treat toenail fungus at home?

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


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What home remedies can I use to treat toenail fungus?

What home remedies can I use to treat toenail fungus?

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 very 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 can I do to treat psoriasis at home (home remedy)?

What can I do to treat psoriasis at home (home remedy)?

No good ones: There are really no good home remedies for psoriasis. If the skin involvement is relatively limited, you can try an over-the-counter topical cortisone cream. ...Read more

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What can I try at home to treat fungal infections?

What can I try at home to treat fungal infections?

What fungal infect ?: The term "fungal infection" can mean many different things. From athlete's foot to vaginitis, thrush, other skin conditions. Generally your primary care physician would be a good source for both diagnosis and suggestions for management. ...Read more

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What can I do at home to treat plantar fasciitis?

What can I do at home to treat plantar fasciitis?

Stretching exercise: Use plantar arch stretching exercises with golf ball in mid arch 15 minutes daily. Get otc inserts, take otc Motrin if no history of heart or GI problems and no allergy. If still symptomatic see podiatrist. ...Read more

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What things can I do to treat balanitis at home?

What things can I do to treat balanitis at home?

Not worth the risk: Balanitis is an infection of the penis. If not properly treated, it can lead to serious damage and real problems down the road. This is not something you want to try and treat yourself. Please go see your doc right away. ...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 can I do to treat a bladder infection at home?

What can I do to treat a bladder infection at home?

Water & cranberry: Drinking lots of water and taking cranberry extract can clear a bladder infection. But at age 47, it's possible that lowering estrogen levels may be causing the tissue in the urethra and base of the bladder to be thin and easier to get infected. If the symptoms don't clear or come back after clearing, it's best to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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What things can I do to treat chlamydia at home?

What things can I do to treat chlamydia at home?

None: Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that requires antibiotics to resolve it. There are no holistic treatments available for this type of infection. Using condoms can help prevent the spread of the disease. Making sure all partners get treated is very important as well. ...Read more

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What things can I do to treat candida albicans at home?

What things can I do to treat candida albicans at home?

Antifungals: Over-the-counter antifungals such as myconazole can be used to treat yeast vaginitis. If you use one of these, but your symptoms do not improve, see your gyn for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat a nail avulsion?

What can I do to treat a nail avulsion?

Wound Care: Wash the area twice a day with soap and water. Keep the area dry and covered for the rest of the day. The area is going to be very sensitive for a couple of months. ...Read more

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What to do if i need a natural home remedy for toe-nail fungus?

What to do if i need a natural home remedy for toe-nail fungus?

Maybe?: 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. 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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How can I treat an ingrown toenail at home?

How can I treat an ingrown toenail at home?

Nail care...: Ingrown toenails can be remedied through soaking your foot in warm water, removal of embedded debris from the nail borders, and applying an antibiotic ointment to temporarily soften the corners. One should always try to cut the nails strait across to avoid leaving an embedded nail spicule. If pain or redness continues get it looked at by a professional. ...Read more

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What can you do to cure a fungal toenail infection?

What can you do to cure a fungal toenail infection?

Various treatments: Topical medication, oral medications, laser or removal of nail. However, there is no guarantee and it can be many months with medication before you see results. Recurrence is quite common because for there is already a tendency for certain people to develop this. This may have to do with immune system, heredity or other environmental factors. Maintenance therapy is a must after treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do at home to save money and treat balanitis?

What can I do at home to save money and treat balanitis?

Hygiene; dry; air: Keep the head of the penis clean, dry and exposed to air and sunlight. It is a dark, warm, moist environment that promotes yeast and bacterial growth. ...Read more

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How can I cure a toe fungus at home?

How can I cure a toe fungus at home?

You can't: Toe fungus is very difficult to treat. You need dermatologists to help. ...Read more

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What can I do for foot fungus?

What can I do for foot fungus?

Foot fungus easy to: Try over the counter Miconazole cream or Clotrimazole cream. Rub on twice a day for 2 weeks and if not better see a dermatologist. There are other conditions that can look like a foot fungus but it may be something else. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a toenail fungus?

Three options: There are three main treatment options for toenail fungus. The first option is an oral medication. The tablets although highly effective do have some possible side effects and consequences. Direct doctor supervision is needed. The second option is laser treatment. This option is also highly effective, in my experience, without any significant side effect. The third option is a topical medication. ...Read more

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How can I treat my ingrown toenail at home?

How can I treat my ingrown toenail at home?

By calling your DPM: If your DPM makes house call . Or try first soaking your feet in warm water , wear loose shoes and see if it helps , most likely you need a visit to your Podiatrist ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Toenail Fungus (Definition)

Described as having a microscopic mushroom infection of any one of the ten toenails. This infection can lead to the nail becoming extremely thickened ...Read more


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Fungus (Definition)

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