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What is the most affective way to cure nail fungus on hands and feet?

What is the most affective way to cure nail fungus on hands and feet?

Oral antifungals: If indeed you have a fungal nail infection then the best treatment is to take oral medications. Usually finger nails are treated for a month and toe nails are treated for 12 weeks. On ocassion, a re-treatment or longer treatment may be needed. Remember, it take a year for a toe nail to grow it's entire length and you will not see any immediate action. Be patient. Follw with your doctor. ...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 is the most effective way to treat nail fungus?

What is the most effective way to treat nail fungus?

Oral medication: Pills, like lamisil, (terbinafine) are the most effective way to treat nail fungus. Topical ointments do not work very well but may be effective if used long enough. ...Read more

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What is the most effective product to treat toe nail fungus?

What is the most effective product 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's a callused or traumatized nail or if it's fungus, and from there you have several options: topical (~30% effective) or oral (~70%) antifungal medications, laser nail treatment (80%), 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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What works to remove the hard skin on the feet that is caused by athletes foot fungus?

What works to remove the hard skin on the feet that is caused by athletes foot fungus?

Callused skin: Foot fungus and callused skin can be two different diagnosis.. if you are concerned an exam or photo will help in determining the correct diagnosis and proper treatment plan specific to you. There are wonderful natural products that get rid of callused skin on the bottom of the feet as well as athlete's feet! ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure a toe nail foot fungus?

What is the best way to cure a toe nail foot fungus?

Toe nail fungus: Toe nail fungus can be treated in a variety of ways. There is no true cure, but there are some things that you can do. You can try to soak your feet in warm water and add two tablespoons of white vinegar and soak 20 minutes daily. If you don't like vinegar, use tea tree oil. ...Read more

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How can I cure finger nail fungus of the right hand? Ichecked on the internet, but it only speaks of possiblecures for toenail fungus. Are there any home remedies for it?

How can I cure finger nail fungus of the right hand? Ichecked on the internet, but it only speaks of possiblecures for toenail fungus. Are there any home remedies for it?

Not particularly: There are many purported home remedies but a fungal nail infeciton requires oral anti-fungal medication. First you need a proper diagnosis and then treatment. The teatment for finger nail fungus is the same as toe nail fungus only shorter. Many things mimic nail fungus and is not fungus. Bacterial infections can do this. See a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure fungus on finger nails?

What is a good way to cure fungus on finger nails?

See a dermatologist.: Persistent nail fungus on the fingers will probably not resolve on its own. Topical antifungals may be helpful, but you may need oral medications which require a prescription and blood work. Laser therapy is another treatment option but not all doctors offer this. ...Read more

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What is the best way to kill toe nail fungus?

What is the best way to kill toe nail fungus?

Remove the toenail: Toenail fungus is extremely difficult to treat. Oral Lamisil (terbinafine) can be used once a culture of the toenail is done, liver function test, treat orally for 3 months and topically with antifungual medicine for about one year and hope you don't get the fungus again in one year. The "gold standard" is permanent removal of the infected toenails. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of toe nail fungus?

What is the best way to get rid of toe nail fungus?

Best way: The best way to treat fungal nails is starting with cutera genesis nail laser treatment x 3. Apply formula 3 topical 2x a day. Purchase and apply all shoe gear to a steri shoe. Finally if an athelets foot is involved then an anti fungal 2x a day. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for nail fungus in foot?

There are several: There is no single "best" treatment. For mild fungal infections, antifungal lacquer or other topical antifungal medications may be used. Oral antifungal therapy is usually used on moderate to severe fungal infections. Another alternative is laser treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a fungus that grows on callouses?

Topical antifungals: Topical anti-fungals are very effective for skin.I would make an appointment with your podiatrist to make sure you have fungus. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat the dead skin on my foot?

What is the best way to treat the dead skin on my foot?

Is on the heels: Moisturize it at night time. Use Pumice stone or Emory board in the shower and then moisturize again before putting shoes and socks on. ...Read more

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How can I treat psoriasis of the nails is it possible that the pain in my knees is connected to thepsoriasis?

How can I treat psoriasis of the nails is it possible that the pain in my knees is connected to thepsoriasis?

Nails require therap: Nails require more stringent therapy. Although Methotrexate may work, i suspect you will need a biologic. The ones available for psoriasis include tnf inhibitors like enbrel, humira, simponi (golimumab) and Remicade and also stelera which had a different mechanism of action. ...Read more

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Is there an easy and fast way to take care of dry calluses on my toes?

Is there an easy and fast way to take care of dry calluses on my toes?

Have it evaluated.: Some causes of callus formation include: friction, pressure, repetitive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Other conditions such as warts, which result from a viral infection may be confused with calluses. Have it evaluated in order to identify the cause. The underlying cause should be addressed. ...Read more

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What causes a toe fungus to spread to the other toe nails on the opposite foot?

What causes a toe fungus to spread to the other toe nails on the opposite foot?

Contact: Fungus can be transferred by fomites or non-living objects such as socks, shoes or carpet. It can also be spread if the infected foot comes in contact with the non-infected foot. It is important to let your feet and shoes dry out regularly to avoid a moist environment that fungus likes. There are also fungal treatments that can be found in your local pharmacy. ...Read more

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Is there an easy and fast way to take care of discolored nails on hands and feet?

Is there an easy and fast way to take care of discolored nails on hands and feet?

Discolored nails: Discoloration of nails can be due to all kinds of issues. A majority of it benign, some symptomatic and few malignant. If the underlying cause of the nail discoloration can be identified then there is a better chance of returning to normal nail plate. Also consider that there is skin under the nail and the nail bed might be discolored and not the nail plate. Rec. Dermatologist/podiatry refferal. ...Read more

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Fungus (Definition)

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