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... weeks it seemed to be working very well. Now it's been about 7 weeks, and it looks like the fungus is NOT really getting any better afterall, but it's hard to tell. ... (0 replies)
... ever since a new nail grew back after I dropped a desk on it in 4th grade and cracked the nail off. ... (8 replies)
... I posted here a few times in the past month or so about Vicks Vaporub and toenail fungus. ... (3 replies)

... Vicks Vapor Rub will work on most nail infections because of the THYMOL it contains. It doesn't work as efficiently for a true fungus as it does for bacterial or yeast infection of the nail plate. Thymol will work more efficiently if it is in more concentrated forms. ... (25 replies)
... My first question is about using Vicks VapoRub for nail fungus. I saw a doctor awhile ago, not a podiatrist but my regular doctor, and asked what was wrong with my toenail. ... (25 replies)
Damaged Nail
Aug 28, 2006
... The meds cleared up my fungus but it came back on my big toe. I went back to the same doctor who took a culture and said that I had a fungus and prescribed the meds again but the nail never cleared up. ... (1 replies)
... counter nail fungus treatments such as Reclaim AF? ... (1 replies)
... Go to your local Sally Beauty Supply and purchase a couple of 180 grit files in the nail department. Be sure to get ones that say they can be sanitized. File down the thickness of the nails, but not so much that you remove them completely. ... (4 replies)
... you have to try and get it into the area of separation. It HAS to touch the skin of the nail bed, and that means working it into the space between the nail plate and the nail bed. Yes, if the skin is sensitive, just the vapors of the menthol could make it tingle. ... (8 replies)
... In an earlier post, I stated I had finished Lamisil and my toe fungus is going away. ... (4 replies)
... and the nail isn't yellow anymore. There's just one spot near the separation point that's still a little dark. ... (8 replies)
... If you have had the fungus in the nail for that many years, you might want to consider having just the nail plate removed so you can treat the nail bed. ... (8 replies)
... When you say I got the Vicks into the area of separation, what do you mean? ... (8 replies)
... True fungus is characterized by nail plate thickening, yellowing, nail plate separation from the nail bed and apparent debris in the area of separation. It can also make the nail plate 'crumble' if left untreated. ... (3 replies)
... Bleach, vinegar and Vicks vaporub are NOT a cure for nail fungus. They will make it 'appear' to get better, but none of the above mentioned items contain any type of chemical that will work to kill the fungal spores. ... (2 replies)
... I have used many things on my toe nail fungus and I found that Vicks Vaporub worked for me, although it took a really long time. Hopefully I will never get it again, but if I do I will try that Formula 3. ... (10 replies)
... i had a fungal nail infection a few years ago and was prescribed tablets by my doctor, it was a 3 month course which really worked! ... (8 replies)
... you cannot 'see' what is happening if they are covered with polish, and thepolish will allow excess moisture to build up in the nail plate. Also, shame on the technician for giving ou a pedicure with active fungus. ... (8 replies)
... Try Vicks, the vaporub stuff...works like a charm...you must put it on at night and continue a month or so...you will start to see a difference....mine is almost all gone and I had a very bad case...had it for many many years... ... (8 replies)
... law's doctor didn't want to put him on Lamisil because evidently it can be hard on your liver. But he told him that alot of people swear that Vicks VapoRub, applied to the nail after a bath when the nail is softer, will kill the fungus. He tried it and it worked. ... (2 replies)




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