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Types of Nail Fungus

Athlete's Foot
Athlete's Foot

Athlete’s foot, clinically known as tinea pedis, is a skin fungus that grows on the soles of the feet and in between the toes. The condition causes the skin on the foot to crack, and peel or become flaky.

Ciclopirox
Ciclopirox

Apply ciclopirox nail lacquer once daily (preferably at bedtime) to all affected nails with the applicator brush provided. Apply the lacquer evenly over the entire nail. Where possible, apply the nail lacquer to the underside of the nail and to the skin beneath it.

Clotrimazole and Betamethasone Dipropionate
Clotrimazole and Betamethasone Dipropionate

Clotrimazole nail fungus - Will clotrimazole cream, 1% treat nail fungus? No. There is no evidence that it can cure the fungus, tolnaftate with special solution and Penlac (ciclopirox) are the preparations effective topically.

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Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus

Because the infection lives under the nail, most topical remedies do not get to the actual source of onychomycosis. Foot fungus lives on the skin and is more easily treated, although my diabetes doctor says that the over-the-counter medications are not strong enough to eradicate fungus.

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Efinaconazole Jublia
Efinaconazole Jublia

JUBLIA (efinaconazole) Topical Solution, 10% is a prescription medicine used to treat fungal infections of the toenails. important safety information JUBLIA is for use on nails and surrounding skin only.

source: jubliarx.com
Fluconazole
Fluconazole

Diflucan (fluconazole): "I had terrible toenail fungus for many years. I participated in a double blind study of Diflucan for toenail fungus, and it was like a miracle. Month by month the fungus disappeared.

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Foot Problems (Diabetes)
Foot Problems (Diabetes)

Trying to treat toenail fungus yourself is a difficult task. Because the infection lives under the nail, most topical remedies do not get to the actual source of onychomycosis. Foot fungus lives on the skin and is more easily treated, although my diabetes doctor says that the over-the-counter medications are not strong enough to eradicate fungus.

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