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What is good for toe nail fungus?

What is good for toe nail fungus?

Oral antifungals: There are several oral antifungals available that can treat onychomycosis (fungal nail infection) very effectively. It is a slow process though. ...Read more

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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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What causes toe nail fungus?

What causes toe nail fungus?

See a podiatrist: Fungus is everywhere. The nail plate typically is smooth and adhered to the underlying bed, but if there is any damage that causes the nail plate to lift and/or there is a change in the texture of the nail plate, fungus is very opportunistic. The key for treatment is prevention and getting rid of environments that fungus like. A podiatrist can recommend topical, oral or even laser therapy. ...Read more

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Why does toe nail fungus happen?

Why does toe nail fungus happen?

Why fungus?: Fungus is everywhere in the environment. If it enters an area where fungus can reproduce (dark, moist, warm) then it can start to grow. Keeping your feet dry and seekin care at the first sign of any nail chages is your best chance to prevent it. ...Read more

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Wat can do about toe nail fungus?

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Wat can do about toe nail fungus?

Antifungal: There are several oral agents that are available.. Terbinafine, itraconazole, fluconazole. Topical ones can also be used. Efinaconazole which is Jublia (efinaconazole) and Penlac which is ciclopirox. ...Read more

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How can I deal with toe nail fungus?

Difficultly!: Be sure your doctor knows your preference for stitches before you head into the operating room.-------dp: as is stated, this is possible. Sometimes there are preferences and sometimes they cannot be honored. Surgeons need to do what they do and think best. Certainly you should discuss this with your surgeon and get his/her opinion and see if they are willing to honor it. ...Read more

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What are remedies to toe nail fungus?

What are remedies to toe nail fungus?

Have them evaluated.: There are topical and oral antifungal medications available for the treatment of nail fungus. Specialized lasers are also now available for treatment of fungal nail infections. Have your nails evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are ways to treat toe nail fungus?

What are ways to treat toe nail fungus?

We can try!: Toenail fungus is very common, and unfortunately very difficult to cure 100%. We can test the nail to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or if it is indeed fungus, and from there you have several options: topical or oral antifungal medications, laser nail treatment, or removal of the nail in severe cases. See your doctor to talk about which treatment is right for you. ...Read more

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How long does the toe nail fungus test take?

Depends on the lab.: The labs i've worked with typically take one week to send a preliminary report back after receiving the nail sample, with a full growth final report in up to four weeks. ...Read more

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Do you know any remidies for toe nail fungus?

Microscopic mushroom: I know of quite a few. They all begin with a thorough evaluation to determine that, in fact, it is a fungal infection and not something else. Based on the evaluation, treatments can be offered and explained. These could include medication, surgery and laser, just to name a few. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

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


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Fungus (Definition)

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