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Ugly toenails from fungus and calluses. Can pedicure help?
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In brief: Cosmetic Help
Pedicures are meant to make our feet feel good and our nails look pretty.
Nail polish can mask the true appearance of nails infected with fungus, but do not prevent or slow down the infectious process. Pedicurist soak the feet and debrides the callus, this will temporarily alleviate pain and improve the appearance of the foot, but not fix the underlying cause of the callus.

In brief: Cosmetic Help
Pedicures are meant to make our feet feel good and our nails look pretty.
Nail polish can mask the true appearance of nails infected with fungus, but do not prevent or slow down the infectious process. Pedicurist soak the feet and debrides the callus, this will temporarily alleviate pain and improve the appearance of the foot, but not fix the underlying cause of the callus.
Dr. Noahleen Betts
Dr. Noahleen Betts
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Have them debulk the nail by grinding them down.

In brief: Yes
Have them debulk the nail by grinding them down.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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