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... Marti, Hi. I just have 2 more questions about my feet/toenails. I get some of the skin on my feet cracking. Like on the bottom of my feet (usually right where the toes are), I will get a small skin crack that hurts like all get out! It just stings and burns for a few days. What can I do to help prevent this from occuring? My last question is that a few years ago I had... (1 replies)
2 nail questions
Feb 10, 2009
... Can you tell me something about toenails as well? ... (2 replies)
... I had a few questions about my fungus problem, if you would be so kind to answer them! ... (2 replies)

... I guess I'm confused about toenail fungus. Does the fungus infect the nail itself, or the tissue under the nail? ... (3 replies)
... I posted here a few times in the past month or so about Vicks Vaporub and toenail fungus. ... (3 replies)
... All but one toenail was infected...and for about 10 years. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks Marti for telling me about it! ... (25 replies)
... I just have some questions about toenail fungus. ... (2 replies)
... some toenail fungus on my two big toes, nd two little ones for years now, tried various treatments but to no avail. I know my last resort will be to visit a doc about the meds method. I actually did go to a dermo once for something else, and asked him about it. ... (1 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. You can purchase Amoresse Thymol over the internet - just type those words into your web browser. Lamasil... (25 replies)
... uild the nail and long before the newer methods like the gel and the glue on tips that are then covered with acrylic or gel. My son is 21 now so we are speaking about 22 or 23 years ago. Anyway that is where I am at as far as my knowledge about these techniques. ... (2 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)
... Because the infection lives deep within the soft tissues of the nail bed AND in the layers of the nail plate. Simply removing the infected nail is not enough to kill all the spores. Keep applying the medication until the nail has completely replaced itself. Fungal spores feed off the proteins in the nail plate layers and they live in BOTH the nail plate and the nail bed. ... (3 replies)
... To begin with, the fungus is not "gone" just because the new emerging nail plate looks healthy. The fungal spores live deep within the nail bed tissue and you need to continue applying the treatment until the new nail has completely grown in and covers all of the nail bed. This can take up to a year or more depending on your genetics for nail growth. As for the damage to... (3 replies)
... medications will turn more liquid once the skin warms it up and it will wick into the areas of separation and around the nail unit. You must also remember that toenails grow MUCH slower than fingernails, so the amount of growth you were experiencing is about right. ... (42 replies)
... Toenails grow REALLY slow - you will be lucky if they grow 1/16th of an inch a month. Keeping this in mind, it can take almost a full year for the nails to grow in healthy once the infection has been 'killed'. Fingernails grow much faster and can replace themselves in about 3-4 months depending on your genetics. (42 replies)
... i used to bite my toenails off too. now i just have to trim them all the time. ... (14 replies)
... e horizontal, looks like, scratches in the toe nails havent been clear in finally, i got over the embarassment and decided to talk to someone about it. he looked at them and said they were healthy. i was shocked. i was for sure i had a nail fungus of some sort. ... (2 replies)
... The hives came back every 4 hours for about 10 days straight. i was taking antihistamines like crazy. Not to mention i didn't even see the slightest difference in my nail yet. ... (6 replies)
... E. So I began taking that faithfully. After about 3 months I noticed that it was helping. Now after about 1 year I have noticed that 3 more nails have started separating along with the first one that had begun to look normal. ... (4 replies)

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