Can nail fungus be cured?

Nail fungus treatmen. "cured" so it will never come back- no. It is an infection so may recur. But various treatments- topicals, oral meds or surgical intervention may alleviate for long periods of time.
Sometimes. The more extensive the nail involvement the more difficult it is to cure. Oral medications are about 60 per cent effective and take 1 year for thr nail to grow out. Lasers can be used but it is unclear if the results will last beyond 2 years. A safe alternative to oral medications which works in a subgroup is oral olive leaf extract.
"Cured" In the sense they can certainly be treated and cleared up, but if you want a guarantee, you need to go to midas muffler. Any infection, once "cured, " runs the risk of returning.

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How can you cure nail fungus?

Many treatments. Nail fungus can be treated with topical medication, oral medication, laser, removal of toenail. Read more...
It is very difficult. Nail fungus is a challenge because the fungus is in the nail, hard, non-porous and grows very very slowly. Topical medications rarely work because of that. Oral medications and laser are the most effective forms of treatment, but nothing works quickly or all the time. Oral meds have risks; laser has little risk, but is not covered by insurance. Read more...
Vick's Vapor Rub. I read about a study that showed vick's vapor rub successfully treated onychomycosis. Months later i had a toe nail with a fungal infection so decided to try it. After showering i would apply a thin coat to the affected portion of the nail and massage some under the nail edge. I continued using it daily until normal nail grew out. I stopped over one year ago and still have a normal nail. Read more...
Nail fungus. There is no evidence to suppor use of vicks vapo rub to recommend its use to treat nail fungus, i agree it is a difficult condition to treat, needs long term anti fungal antibiotics.But if the diagnosis is correct, thats what you need to cure it oral meds for 4to8weeks, with monitoring side effects. Read more...
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How can I cure a nail fungus?

See doctor. and may need an anti fungal medication Fungal nail infections take a long time to treat and are very difficult to get cured. Read more...

Is Exoderil cure for nail fungus?

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It is marketed. That way but I could find no studies showing it actually cured nail fungus. Nail fungus is hard to cure with FDA approved meds!! Read more...

What do you advise if I'm in china and I'm just infected by nail fungus,,, which chinese anti fungus medicine is ok for me to cure?

Nail fungus. There are few really effective topical agents for nail fungus . Nail fungus doesn't happen right away , so if you have arrived in china recently , you had it when you left . Seek help from the american consulate - perhaps there is an american doc there that can help . There is no way we can know what agents are available there - or if they are even safe . Read more...

What is the cure for toe nail fungus?

See below. There are many treatments and they may go on to cure the nail fungus but is very difficult. Read more...
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. Read more...
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 rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. Read more...

What is the best way to cure a nail fungus underneath my toenail?

See below. Trim the nail back as far as you can and start applying an antifungal liquid to the nail and nail bed. Read more...
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Can a toenail fungus last years in a single nail and it still be cured fully?

Maybe. First you need to confirm that you actually have a fungus. A piece of your nail can be sent to a dermatopathology lab, to confirm the diagnosis. If you do indeed have a fungus you can take a pill to see if it will work. If the nail is thick, laser is less likely to work. Read more...
Fungus. Oh ye of little laser faith. The answer is yes. See your podiatrist. When I use the laser in my office the nails is ground down to expose the fungus , then the fungus is killed with the laser. Read more...

Nail fungus on finger nail it does not cure since 4years. I had many medication. Thank u?

Try new medicine. There is a new prescription medicine available that is supposed to be effective for nail fungus. However it has to be applied to the nail for at least two months or longer. Please see your doctor for a prescription. Read more...
Details matter. Are you quite sure it is fungus and not something else? There are several other nail abnormalities. If it really is fungus, is it T. Rubrum, or is it a yeast? Fungus of finger nail responds to terbinafine, 1 pill a day for 6 weeks. A normal fingernail is seen 6 months later. Read more...
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