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Can antibiotics help a nail disease?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Most nail disease is fungal and antibiotics with not work.
It is best to see a podiatrist so he can give you a diagnosis of the disease you have.

In brief: Depends

Most nail disease is fungal and antibiotics with not work.
It is best to see a podiatrist so he can give you a diagnosis of the disease you have.
Dr. Kevin Daus
Dr. Kevin Daus
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Antibiotics will help if the nail is infected with bacteria.
It will not help with fungal infections or other nail diseases which are not caused by infection.

In brief: Yes

Antibiotics will help if the nail is infected with bacteria.
It will not help with fungal infections or other nail diseases which are not caused by infection.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

Yes there are antibiotics for bacteria and fungus that help nail disease.

In brief: Yes

Yes there are antibiotics for bacteria and fungus that help nail disease.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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