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What does nail fungus infection look like?

What does nail fungus infection look like?

Nail fungus: A common description of nail fungus is that the nail becomes either yellow or white. There can be separation from the nail and the underlying nailbed as well as thickening of the nails overall. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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How can I address the my nail fungus infection?

How can I address the my nail fungus infection?

Nail fungus see MD: Nail fungus can be successfully diagnosed and treated by your pcp, or dermatologist, and yes nail fungus in toes is treated by poditrists as well it is a difficult infection to cure and you need long term antifungal medicine like Lamisil (terbinafine) for 6 to 12 weeks and need to monitor liver functions and wbcs. ...Read more

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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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Can athlete's foot lead to nail fungus infection? I have athlete's foot now and using treatment twice a day. My biggest fear is that it will cause ugly nail fungus. Is this possible or is that something completely different? .

Can athlete's foot lead to nail fungus infection? I have athlete's foot now and using treatment twice a day. My biggest fear is that it will cause ugly nail fungus. Is this possible or is that something completely different?

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Athlete's foot/nail : The most common organism in athlete's foot is also the same because of nail fungus. It is very important that treatment begin as soon as possible to prevent the spread of the fungus to the nails. Nail fungus is much more difficult to treat. ...Read more

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Toenail fungus infection treatments?

There are few: There are 3 main treatment options for toenail fungus. The 1st option is an oral medication. The tablets although highly effective do have some possible side effects. The 2nd option is laser treatment, a highly effective option in my experience. The 3rd option is a topical medication, which is the least effective of the three. Consult your doctor for the right treatment for you. ...Read more

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Last night I woke up with the sharpest pain around the right side of my big toe nail. There is no nail there due to a fungus infection. ?

Last night I woke up with the sharpest pain around the right side of my big toe nail. There is no nail there due to a fungus infection. ?

Injury?: Have you injured your toe in some way? If not then watch it for signs of infections such as redness or swelling. If you develop these then see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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When a person has fungus infection of the blood and outside on the skin/hair/nail what is the length of stay in isolation infection ward?

When a person has fungus infection of the blood and outside on the skin/hair/nail what is the length of stay in isolation infection ward?

Fungemia: I don't think Fungemia needs isolation but I would think a person who has disseminated fungal infection would be immunosuppressed therefore s/he needs to be protected and put in isolation. ...Read more

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Fungus (Definition)

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


Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Toenail Fungus (Definition)

Fungal toenail infection is an infection of the ...Read more