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The fungus that commonly grows under toenails is called onychomycosis and tinea unguium, according to Mayo Clinic. The fungus appears as white or yellow spots under fingernails or toenails. More »

Toenail fungus causes the nails of the toes to become visibly distorted, brittle or thickened, according to Healthline. Sometimes there is also a distinct odor emitting from the infected nail. More »

The Mayo Clinic states that over-the-counter antifungal nail ointments and creams, Vicks VapoRub, and trimming and thinning the nails are home remedies for toenail fungus. Oral antifungal drugs, medicated nail polish and... More »

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Doctors recommend topical creams, nail lacquers and gels and oral antifungal drugs to treat nail fungus, including fungus affecting the toenails, according to WebMD. Oral antifungal drugs, including the drug terbinfine, ... More »

Home remedies for toe fungus include trimming and thinning the toenails before applying an anti-fungal cream or ointment, Mayo Clinic suggests. Nails can be softened beforehand through soaking in urea cream overnight. Tr... More »

There are natural remedies for the treatment of toenail fungus that have proven successful in some patients, such as the application of snakeroot extract on the infected toenails, states Mayo Clinic. Tea tree oil is also... More »

The Mayo Clinic lists oral antifungal drugs, topical antifungal applications, nail removal and laser and light-based therapies as conventional toenail fungus cures. Andrew Weil, M.D. mentions using tea tree oil, grapefru... More »