Treatments

How To Get Rid of Toenail Fungus

5 Ways on How to Get Rid of Toenail Fungus Toenail fungus is very unsightly. It is a common problem which can lead to discoloration of the toenails. If left untreated, it causes the toenail to crack, crumble, or create a dead toenail. The worst thing is, it can create a foul smell. So you […]

Surgical Removal of a Nail Fungus

Surgery is also a treatment option in the for a nail fungus, however, in my opinion it should primarily be utilized as a last resort. This treatment method involves surgically removing the entire affected nail and thereby removing the fungus. A topical anti-fungal lacquer is often used after the nail is removed to prevent regrowth […]

Nail Fungus Treatment with Lasers

Nail fungus can also be treated by using lasers which involve focusing laser energy on the infected nail area. The laser light penetrates through the nail and kills all the fungus without affecting the surrounding skin. The main advantage of this method is that it takes a short period of time compared to most of […]

Prescription Drugs Used for the Treatment of a Nail Fungus

Prescription medications are often used in the treatment of a nail fungus. These drugs are prescribed by qualified doctors who have the necessary skills to know which drugs can work most effectively. Some of the common drugs used to treat this condition include; Fluconazole, Itraconazole, Lamisil, lopirox, and Amorofine Terbinafine. These drugs usually contain strong […]

Using Tea Tree Oil to Combat a Nail Fungus

Tea Tree Oil is another popular natural disinfectant available at most health food stores, for the treatment of nail fungus. Melaleuca alternifolia is the formal name for the tea tree plant, which is native to Australia. It is thought that several naturally occurring substances called terpenoids are responsible for anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties of […]

Vinegar Foot Bath

Vinegar diluted with water is commonly used to treat fungal nail infections. Vinegar is able to fight and kill these fungi because of its high acidity. Soak your nails in a vinegar and water solution every night and you will see the changes in approximately three to six months. A variation of the vinegar foot […]

Chlorine Foot Bath

One of the most popular home remedies involves soaking the affected feet in a solution of bleach chlorine which has one part of chlorine in every ten parts of water. This process should be done twice a day preferably in the morning and in the evening before going to bed. Each of the two sessions […]

Treatments Available for Fungal Nail Infections

There are several ways to treat nail fungus infections and they all lay claims to various results which makes it hard for most people to decide which therapy will be best suited for them. Most of the treatment options available are usually effective however their overall level of effectiveness and period of treatment varies. Hence, […]