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... had to go into the ER. big toe is throbbing & red & swollen. the pain was so intense that i thought i had broken the toe somehow... doc said it was an ingrown nail on the big toe (which has had mild fungus for 15 years but never pain). prescribed antibiotics (keflex 500mg for 7 days) and recommended soaking big toe in hot water with epsom salts 3 times a day. they gave me... (1 replies)
... He's tried the wives tale methods of tea tree oil and Vick Vapor Rub that didn't seem to work....They prevented further spread though. ... (7 replies)
... very warm water for about 20 minutes I guess. The thickened toenail became so soft that I was able to lift off a large chunk of it. Sounds gross I know but the fungus amungus is even grosser! ... (23 replies)

... nail fungus that has appeared in columns in our local paper written by Dr. Peter Gott. ... (5 replies)
Fungal toe nail
Nov 3, 2004
... The ingredient in Vick's Vapor Rub that works on the fungus is the Thymol. It would work much better if you used just the Thymol. Do a web search for Amoresse Thymol. ... (28 replies)
... He should cut the toenail back as far as he can without getting into the live tissue. It is much easier to 'force' medications into the area of lift if the nail is short. ... (6 replies)
Black spot on nail
Feb 16, 2004
... To begin with, you shouldn't be tearing off your nail plate as it protects the underlying soft tissues of the nail bed. ... (3 replies)
... Choose ONE and stick with it. It can take anywhere from a year or more to kill the fungal spores if you stick with twice daily applications. The fungus lives in the skin of the nail bed and eats the proteins in the nail plate for food. ... (3 replies)

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