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Toe candida albicans. Is tolnaftate effective?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: The organism

Is not the only consideration.
You did not mention if it was skin on toe or the nail. Nials are difficult to treat due to the fact the organisms are ususally under the nail. The thickness of the nail is also a concern. Is the tolnaftate a cream? A soultion? As you want it to be able to get under the nail as well. Try and keep the nail short and soft. Try the tolnaftate ...

In brief: The organism

Is not the only consideration.
You did not mention if it was skin on toe or the nail. Nials are difficult to treat due to the fact the organisms are ususally under the nail. The thickness of the nail is also a concern. Is the tolnaftate a cream? A soultion? As you want it to be able to get under the nail as well. Try and keep the nail short and soft. Try the tolnaftate ...
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Thank
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Yes

Tolnaftate is a topical antifungal medication.

In brief: Yes

Tolnaftate is a topical antifungal medication.
Dr. Joshua Batt
Dr. Joshua Batt
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