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... I've never done anything about the fungus because I didn't want to have to take an oral medication for it, which I'd always heard is the only thing that really gets rid of it. ... (8 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
... Will my nail eventually grow in thinner if the fungus is really gone? ... (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. ... (3 replies)
... File down the thickness of the nails, but not so much that you remove them completely. They are thick because they are full of fungal spores and the debris. Fungus feeds on the proteins in the nail plate and need the moisture in the nail bed to survive. ... (4 replies)
... nt have any noticeable side effects, if you really dont want to take tablets, pure tea tree oil rubbed on twice a day is also very good, ive never heard of using vaporub before though. ... (8 replies)
... counter nail fungus treatments such as Reclaim AF? ... (1 replies)
... In an earlier post, I stated I had finished Lamisil and my toe fungus is going away. ... (4 replies)
Nail fungus
Jan 30, 2008
... I tried to say will it work should I be confident using the Thymol.. (13 replies)
Nail fungus
Jan 29, 2008
... It would be one drop of Amoresse Thymol twice a day or twice daily applications of Vicks VapoRub as it contains Thymol as well. The liquid is easier to get under the nail plate than the Vicks though. ... (13 replies)
... I know of several people who have succeessfully used Vicks for this. After all these years, though, I don't know. But it can't damage it so I'd keep trying it. ... (8 replies)
... Take the polish off - 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. They are not supposed to give manicures or pedicures where active infection is present. They can end up passing it along to every client... (8 replies)
... If you just put it on top of the nail plate, it will not do you any good at all - 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. Any time there is a cut,... (8 replies)
Nail fungus
Oct 25, 2009
... Try Vicks vaporub on the nails. apply twice a day. It will take a long time but you should get results. ... (1 replies)
Nail fungus?
Nov 10, 2008
... e keratin that binds the nail plate to the nail bed, it eats the hard keratin of the nail plate as well, which is why it looks like it is crumbling. You can try Vicks vaporub, LIsterine, or any of the myriad other OTC treatments. Yes, it usually looks worse before it gets better. ... (1 replies)

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