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... I finally found out what the fuss over Vicks Vapor Rub and toenail fungus was all about. Seems the Vicks contains Thymol, which is the key ingredient that will 'kill' a BACTERIAL infection of the finger and toenails. ... (3 replies)
Sep 28, 2007
... Ihave been using Vicks Vapor Rub on my toenails (8 replies)
... I do also have Vicks Vapor Rub too. But I decided to start with the vinegar first. I'm glad to hear that Vicks works so well, for if this vinegar treatment doesn't do exactly what I hoped, then I'll follow that method. Thanks for sharing the information! ... (23 replies)

... do you have to use vicks vapor rub or would any other mentholatum ointment work? ... (23 replies)
... THen I tried vinegar but that didn't work for me. I have now been using Vicks Vapor Rub which is amazing. ... (23 replies)
... which was very good but expensive. especially since you have to use it for a long time. THen I tried vinegar but that didn't work for me. I have now been using Vicks Vapor Rub which is amazing. I have been using it for a few months now, and my nails are coming in clear . It can also be used when polish is on... ... (23 replies)
... There have been excellent reports of Vicks Vapor Rub working to kill fungal infections. The ingredient in Vicks that works on the fungus is Thymol, but it is present in much smaller amounts and takes virtually forever to work. ... (25 replies)
... Vicks Vapor Rub will work on most nail infections because of the THYMOL it contains. ... (25 replies)
... y nails. i did some research online on home remedies for toenail fungus, and read a considerable amount of testimonials on vinegar soak treatments, tea tree oil, vicks vapor rub, etc. i actually know first hand that vicks works because several years ago my mom used it and her nail grew out and the new nail was perfect. ... (3 replies)
Nail fungus
Aug 3, 2009
... I have been using vicks vapor rub,the doctor told me to put plastic wrap around it, so I did..It didn't work... ... (8 replies)
Toenail fungus
Nov 19, 2008
... rs ago, it started growing back just fine but after the nail was about half way grown back, I ended up getting a fungus from the health club I believe. I've used vicks vapor rub, Leucatin and a nail file for sometime now to get rid of the fungus. ... (4 replies)
Nail fungus
Jul 22, 2008
... I know my active lifestyle as a runner does not help but I am determined to get rid of the fungus. So far I have read a lot about using vinegar or vicks vapor rub but I do not know which is better or if it's ok to use both. ... (13 replies)
These really hurts
Apr 28, 2008
... i did a little reading on the vicks vapor but need a little more details on how to use it....Help me Please. ... (1 replies)
... I have been using tea tree oil to get rid of some minor toenail fungus without success. I would like to start vinegar or vicks vapor rub. Which do you reccomend is more likely to work given the right amount of time? ... (1 replies)
... a physician takes a scraping of the debris and sends it off to the lab for testing, they usually put it in a Thymol solution. Thymol is the active ingredient in Vicks Vapor Rub which has been used to treat fungal infections. ... (4 replies)
... Could be a yeast infection, could be tinea unguis, could be anything, but mostly sounds like fungus to me. Go to a podiatrist and have him cut away as much of the nail plate as possible and then file the nailpalte surface until it is about half as thick as it is now. Keep it CLEAN, which means cleanin gout all of the debris between the nail plate and the nail bed. Fungus... (1 replies)
... I've been using vicks vapor rub for the past few days, just now i discovered that the active ingredient is Thymol, which i already have in a variation, but straight form. ... (6 replies)
... Fungus is characterized by nail plate yellowing, thickening and apparent nail plate separation from the nail bed. There will also be apparent debris in the area of separation. This is because the fungal spores eat the protein in the nail palte as food, and the debris is the waste of the infection. Ridging is something else. The nail plate rides forward on the nail bed by... (2 replies)
... What does Vicks vapor rub and vinegar do to fungal toe? ... (5 replies)
... ncy So They Advised A Supplemental Vitamin D And Calcium Vitamin. We Did That For A Month And It Still Keeps Happening. Then The Doctor Wanted Me To Try Putting Vicks Vapor Rub On All Of Their Nails Every Night For 2 Weeks In Case Of A Fungus And It Is Still Happening. Please Help Me In What To Do Next. ... (3 replies)

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