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What toe nail fungus treatment is good?

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In brief: Fungus

Personally I do not prescribe the oral meds as their safety profile just isn't good enough.
I use topicals and laser with good success

In brief: Fungus

Personally I do not prescribe the oral meds as their safety profile just isn't good enough.
I use topicals and laser with good success
Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not guaranteed.

The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time.
I've seen natural oil remedies work, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them.

In brief: Not guaranteed.

The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time.
I've seen natural oil remedies work, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them.
Dr. Libby Putnam
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Oral vs. topical

There are multiple topical options at your local pharmacy.
The most effective would be oral lamisil (terbinafine). There are now a few doctors using laser treatments. Insurance will mot pay for the laser so cost may be an issue.

In brief: Oral vs. topical

There are multiple topical options at your local pharmacy.
The most effective would be oral lamisil (terbinafine). There are now a few doctors using laser treatments. Insurance will mot pay for the laser so cost may be an issue.
Dr. Johnnie Alston
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many

Different treatments work for different people.
It may consist of topical meds, oral meds, laser, surgery.

In brief: Many

Different treatments work for different people.
It may consist of topical meds, oral meds, laser, surgery.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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