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I've had toenail fungas for 8 years I want to get rid of it..What can I do?

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In brief: Culture first

I suggest a fungal culture before starting any treatment.
Nail fungus usually requires oral medication such as lamisil (terbinafine). Liver functions must be monitored as well while taking the medication, which often requies 3 to 6 months of treatment.

In brief: Culture first

I suggest a fungal culture before starting any treatment.
Nail fungus usually requires oral medication such as lamisil (terbinafine). Liver functions must be monitored as well while taking the medication, which often requies 3 to 6 months of treatment.
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Several things

You can elect to have the nail removed either on a permanent basis, or non-permanent basis.
Once removed start using a topical antifungal you can try oral prescription lamisil you can find a podiatrist for the newer laser fungal nail treatment.

In brief: Several things

You can elect to have the nail removed either on a permanent basis, or non-permanent basis.
Once removed start using a topical antifungal you can try oral prescription lamisil you can find a podiatrist for the newer laser fungal nail treatment.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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