Toenail fungus infections are nasty, irritating, embarrassing, uncomfortable, and more. It is one of the reasons why many people find it very uncomfortable to remove their socks while in public. To eliminate the problem, products with antifungal properties have been developed specifically for this problem. These products range from topical solutions, gels, oral sprays to creams. Many people will typically go for creams because they seem like the easiest option when using. Even so, the solution is not on the ease of use but the effectiveness of the product. Among all the creams available, the following are the best and top the charts.
Lamisil is a type of antifungal medication that can either be used orally or as in this case, cream. Many people opt for the cream because it has fewer side effects as it is not ingested. This is an anecdotally proven product that one can easily access.
It is a highly effective cream in the treatment of nail fungus infection because of its highly powerful ingredients. In using this product, you are required to soak the infected in warm water. This softens the nail and its surroundings making it easy for the cream to penetrate the nail to work optimally. You may also file the nail to thin it. Dry the nail and rub the cream on the nail and leave it to soak in.
To fully kill the fungus infection, you should use this cream for several months. The duration for complete annihilation will vary from individual to individual.
The Clearly Confident antifungal cream is a very potent product that penetrates the nail bed to treat the most stubborn fungus infections. This is an oil-based cream that has some of the top rated ingredients with powerful antifungal properties. These products have been tested and proven to be potent. The active ingredient is Miconazole nitrate which is excellent in interfering the fungi’s cell membrane bringing about improper development and consequently death.
This cream has been highly rated for its effectiveness to eliminate the function and give you healthy looking nails that also grow healthily. With consistent use and healthy habits, people have reported significant changes in one month. Being an oil-based cream, it will stay longer on the toenail because it does not wash off as easily as other creams.
When using it, clean the infected nail thoroughly and dry it with a clean towel. Fungi thrive in warm and moist places. Therefore, dry the nail completely before applying this cream. Use the applicator to apply the cream under the nails and on the surrounding skin.
One great and encouraging fact about this product is that it is one of the most recommended toenail fungus treatment creams in the market. This gives it an edge over other creams. This Dr. Blaine’s formula contains Miconazole nitrate as the active ingredient. This ingredient has been approved by studies to be effective in inhibiting the proper developing fungus and consequently kills it. It is a powerful ingredient that easily penetrates the nail bed to get to the most stubborn fungus. Other than this, there is also Aloe leaf juice, tea tree oil, Clotrimazole, and many other ingredients that will help in healing the nail and improving its look.
In using this cream, apply it twice a day for excellent results and on a daily basis. Always ensure that you follow the direction for use as stated in the package. Take note of the times you apply the cream and apply it at this time every other day. It is also highly recommended that you also use Dr. Blaine’s Tineacide Foot & Shoe Spray. This ensures there are no cross contaminations after the course of treatment.
This cream is highly effective and dependable. That is why many people love it, and it comes highly recommended.
This is yet another highly esteemed nail fungus treatment cream that delivers the promised results when used. The active ingredient in this cream is Bifonazole. This ingredient has strong antifungal properties, and its working mechanism is to attack the cell membrane of the fungus.
This cream will typically eliminate the infection, improve the appearance of the nail, and make it less thick, less hard, and less brittle. Other than this active ingredient, there are also other ingredients that work together to achieve the same purpose.
In using this product, thoroughly clean the infected nail. You can soak the nail to soften the nail then file it until it becomes very thing. Remove any debris present. After the cleaning, apply the cream. Measure a cupful of the cream and massage the cream on the infected toe.
This cream is effective and powerful. People have reported significant improvements after two months or use while others take less time. It all depends on the individual. In case you experience redness, irritation, dry skin or itching that does not go away, discontinue use.
This cream is formulated to treat sweat rushes and fungal groin infections. Even so, it can also be used to treat nail fungus infection effectively. Econazole will typically weaken the cell membrane of the fungus and thus kill it because of cell destruction.
To use this cream, wash and thoroughly dry the infected nail. Apply the cream and rub it in gently on the nail and cover it up using a bandage so that the cream may soak in. This product is the perfect product to use in case you cannot use Lamisil cream because of one of the ingredients.
Rarely will anyone experience side effects with this product. But in case you experience irritation, burning, stinging, redness, itchiness or swelling that is persistent, you should discontinue the cream.
These creams are excellent in treating nail fungus infections because of their active ingredients that are powerful. Therefore, if you are among them that prefer creams, these should be your top priorities.
Dr. Soumya Podduturi is an Aesthetic Dermatologist, Dermatologist, Dermatosurgeon, Trichologist, Pediatric Dermatologist, Cosmetologist with 8 Years Experience