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What’s the treatment for fungal nail infection

Patient: What’s the treatment for fungal nail infection .

 

 

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Doctor: Hello. Welcome to ask the doctor.I understand your concern.For fungal infection of nails, oral antifungals are a dvised like fluconazole / terbinafine / itraconazole.In case of toe nail involvement, prolonged course is required.Also topical antifungals like clotrimazole are also applied.Keep the area clean and dry .Visit your doctor so that he can examine you. He may order nail clipping test for fungal elements also.You can share my opinion with him.I hope it helps.Stay healthy

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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