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How long does it take to get rid of a toenail fungus? i need a knee replacement and cant have one till then. seeing my doctor on thur for a perscripti

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In brief: Toenails and Knees

Toenail fungus (confirmed by culture) is a persistent anomaly that takes time to resolve.
Brown spots on legs? At 57 we have skin changes, have your doc check em-Dermatology consult may be in the cards.¶Two hip implants and knee surgery—did you have nail fungus then? Meds: Acetaminophen and sylvastatin. Be mindful that oral anti-fungal meds impact your liver, and kidneys. Have your doc check all -

In brief: Toenails and Knees

Toenail fungus (confirmed by culture) is a persistent anomaly that takes time to resolve.
Brown spots on legs? At 57 we have skin changes, have your doc check em-Dermatology consult may be in the cards.¶Two hip implants and knee surgery—did you have nail fungus then? Meds: Acetaminophen and sylvastatin. Be mindful that oral anti-fungal meds impact your liver, and kidneys. Have your doc check all -
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Usually this is not

-a reason not to do the TKA. But an infected nail is.

In brief: Usually this is not

-a reason not to do the TKA. But an infected nail is.
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Dr. Richard Greenwald
Amen, Dr. Peter Ihle.
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