There are a number of different treatments for nail fungus that can be effective, depending on the type of fungus and the severity of the infection. For mild to moderate infections, over-the-counter anti-fungal creams an... More »

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Nail fungus can usually be treated at home with an anti-fungal nail cream or ointment, reports the Mayo Clinic. Applying Vicks VapoRub to the nail is another recommended treatment for the condition. Patients should wash,... More »

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Snakeroot extract and tea-tree oil have proven to be successful home remedies for some people with nail fungal infections, according to Mayo Clinic. A study showed that snakeroot extract was nearly as effective as prescr... More »

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According to WebMD, a nail fungus develops when a microscopic fungus enters into the nail, and if the fungus causes an infection, the nail thickens and becomes discolored. Nail fungus infections are more likely to develo... More »

WebMD states that antifungal medicines are the first treatment for fungal nail infections, and antifungal pills are used for fungal infections that are harder to treat. Nail removal is used for critical or recurring fung... More »

To use vinegar to treat nail fungus, first choose a type of vinegar, such as white, apple cider, rice or balsamic. Any variety is safe to use, but apple cider vinegar is the most common option. Before applying the vinega... More »

Depending on the severity of the infection, there are different treatment options, including topical medications, oral antifungal medicines and surgery. Topical medications may be useful when the infection affects less t... More »

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