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Are there any fungal nail infection treatments?
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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
Treatment for fungal nails is a challenge.
Nothing works fast and the best results out there are only about 70% or so effective. Thicker nails are more difficult to treat. Topical medications are ineffective by themselves unless the nail is thin. Oral terbinafine is successful but has side effects. Laser is safe, but not covered by insurance. Successful treatment takes months to see results.

In brief: Yes.
Treatment for fungal nails is a challenge.
Nothing works fast and the best results out there are only about 70% or so effective. Thicker nails are more difficult to treat. Topical medications are ineffective by themselves unless the nail is thin. Oral terbinafine is successful but has side effects. Laser is safe, but not covered by insurance. Successful treatment takes months to see results.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Several
There are many over the counter topical medications.
There are medications by mouth, laser nail treatments.

In brief: Several
There are many over the counter topical medications.
There are medications by mouth, laser nail treatments.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Sung ho Bae
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many!
There are different topical and or oral medication treatments.
Visit your podiatrist or dermatologist to see which treatments would be best suited for you. Home remedies are usually ineffective.

In brief: Many!
There are different topical and or oral medication treatments.
Visit your podiatrist or dermatologist to see which treatments would be best suited for you. Home remedies are usually ineffective.
Dr. Sung ho Bae
Dr. Sung ho Bae
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Have them evaluated.
There are topical and oral antifungal medications available for the treatment of nail fungus.
Specialized lasers are also now available for treatment of fungal nail infections. Have your nails evaluated and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Have them evaluated.
There are topical and oral antifungal medications available for the treatment of nail fungus.
Specialized lasers are also now available for treatment of fungal nail infections. Have your nails evaluated and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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