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Will tea tree oil get rid of toe nail fungus?
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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Several treatments.
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 vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but very 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: Several treatments.
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 vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but very 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
Dr. Libby Putnam
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
It has worked for some people.

In brief: Maybe
It has worked for some people.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Mild case
If the fungus is at tend of the nail it can help.
However if it is deeper in the nail it will not penetrate. Lamisil (terbinafine) can be taken orally or can be compounded with dmso.A 2 per cent solution can be effective in about 50 per cent or more f cases without the side effects of oral medictions. Laser is another option, but will not be covered by insurance.

In brief: Mild case
If the fungus is at tend of the nail it can help.
However if it is deeper in the nail it will not penetrate. Lamisil (terbinafine) can be taken orally or can be compounded with dmso.A 2 per cent solution can be effective in about 50 per cent or more f cases without the side effects of oral medictions. Laser is another option, but will not be covered by insurance.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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