Lamisil and other topical medicines provide effective treatment for mild to moderate toenail fungus and help to prevent infections from returning. Severe and hard-to-treat infections, however are best treated with oral a... More »

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Toenail fungus can be treated with antifungal drugs that are taken orally or with medicated nail creams or nail polishes, according to Mayo Clinic. There are fungus remedies available both over the counter and by prescri... More »

Oral antifungal drugs, medicated nail polish and medicated nail cream effectively treat nail fungus, according to Mayo Clinic. Extremely painful or severe fungal infections sometimes require surgical removal of the affec... More »

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A study from the National Institutes of Health explains that, with the exception of nail lacquer topical solutions, topical treatment of toenail fungal infections usually does not have a significant effect. The study sug... More »

Many patients with toenail fungus have had luck with Vicks VapoRub, according to Mayo Clinic. Patients should apply a small amount of the ointment daily with a cotton swab. More »

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The Mayo Clinic lists terbinafine (Lamisil) and itraconazole (Sporanox) as effective oral antifungal drugs for toenail fungus. Both of these medications are available by prescription. More »

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Applying Vicks VapoRub one or two times a day to a fungus-ridden toenail gets rid of the fungus over time, according to the New York Times. The thymol oil in the medicine has antiseptic properties that help to kill fungu... More »