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How can I cure finger nail fungus of the right hand? Ichecked on the internet, but it only speaks of possiblecures for toenail fungus. Are there any home remedies for it?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not particularly

There are many purported home remedies but a fungal nail infeciton requires oral anti-fungal medication.
First you need a proper diagnosis and then treatment. The teatment for finger nail fungus is the same as toe nail fungus only shorter. Many things mimic nail fungus and is not fungus. Bacterial infections can do this. See a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis and proper treatment.

In brief: Not particularly

There are many purported home remedies but a fungal nail infeciton requires oral anti-fungal medication.
First you need a proper diagnosis and then treatment. The teatment for finger nail fungus is the same as toe nail fungus only shorter. Many things mimic nail fungus and is not fungus. Bacterial infections can do this. See a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis and proper treatment.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
I really do not. As stated, I don't believe your fill find a home remedy.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Vinegar, bleach

Treatment for fingernail fungus is similar to toenail fungus: topical or oral antifungals, lasers.
Vinegar soaks, bleach, tea tree oil are home remedies.

In brief: Vinegar, bleach

Treatment for fingernail fungus is similar to toenail fungus: topical or oral antifungals, lasers.
Vinegar soaks, bleach, tea tree oil are home remedies.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No home remedies

Unfortunately, there are no home remedies that work.
The same things that treat toenail fungus will also treat nails on the hand.

In brief: No home remedies

Unfortunately, there are no home remedies that work.
The same things that treat toenail fungus will also treat nails on the hand.
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Nail fungus

Any manner suitable for the toe would be suitable for a fingernail. Fingernail fungus is a little easier to treat as it is not subject to the dark, moist environment of a sock and shoe.

In brief: Nail fungus

Any manner suitable for the toe would be suitable for a fingernail. Fingernail fungus is a little easier to treat as it is not subject to the dark, moist environment of a sock and shoe.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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