Treating toenail fungus infections has never been as easy as it is nowadays. There are so many ways to treat nail fungus infections that no one has an excuse for having an infected nail. Some of the effective and fastest ways that people use to treat infections include the following.
There are so many types of antifungal medications that can be used to treat toenail fungus infections. These come in the form of tablets and they are orally ingested. These medications are made using ingredients that are highly potent in eliminating parasitic fungi from the body. They work from the inside to effect change. Different antifungal medication will have a special working mechanism to counteract the spread and consequently eliminate certain fungi. Therefore, always go to a physician instead of self medicating. There are different kinds of fungus that cause these infections and your doctor will know the best medication.
There are also antifungal creams that you can purchase over the counter. Using these creams is very easy and they are highly effective. This is because they are made from ingredients that are powerful in their antiseptic and antifungal properties. All you need to do is apply the cream to the infected toenail. After continual use and consistency, you will get the results you desired. These creams are also very effective in eliminating the discoloration on the infected toenail.
There are so many solutions manufactured to help you deal with toenail fungus infections effectively. One of the best solutions that ever existed includes the ZetaClear nail solution that is used alongside the ZetaClear oral spray. This solution is made with some of the top-rated oils that are highly potent. This solution is gentle and has no side effects. It gives you healthier, clearer and infection free nails in just a short while.
This is yet another very effective mode of treatment that will give you the best results and can never disappoint you. Thanks to technological advancements, we can get more diverse ways of dealing with stubborn fungus infections. This method has proved to be effective for treating mild, moderate, and severe infections. The laser device used will typically stop the growth of the fungi, and this will keep it from spreading to other nails and even the skin. Other than stopping their growth, it also permanently kills the fungi. Some of the laser devices used that are top notch includes Cure Ex Fungus Treatment Lazer, Ncure Nail Fungus Laser Treatment, and others. They penetrate deep through the nail to eliminate all the fungi.
Soaking your feet in solutions that have amazing antiseptic and antifungal properties will help treat the fungus infection effectively. There are numerous ways to make the solutions.
Apple Cider Vinegar: you can mix equal parts of apple cider vinegar and water. You can also add some Epsom salt to the mixture. Always ensure that you use hot water and let the solution to cool down so that you do not burn yourself. When it is warm, soak your feet in the solution for around 30 minutes or more.
Buy foot soak products: there are so many foot soak products that are sold over the counter and one of them is the Rocky Mountain Essential Tea Tree Antifungal Foot Soak. To make a solution, add two or three teaspoons of the salt to a basin with warm water or an electric foot spa machine. When the salt has dissolved, soak your feet in the solution for around 20 minutes or more then wipe them dry with a clean towel. There are also other effective products like Funga-Free Foot Soak and many more.
This is also a very effective way to get rid of toenail fungus infections. Baking soda is known for its alkaline properties. For fungi to breed effectively, it needs an acidic environment. When you introduce an alkaline condition, the atmosphere will not be conducive. In making this paste, you can also include Sodium Borate, also known as borax. Sodium Borate is a very powerful fungicide. Mix equal portions of these two products and add some water until you form a paste. Rub the infected area with this paste and let it stay for a while. Do this twice a day and on a daily basis to get the best results.
There some types of oils that have very strong antifungal and antiseptic properties that will greatly benefit the infected toenail. Some of the oils include coconut oil, jojoba oil, Tea tree oil, oregano oil, lavender oil, and orange oil just to mention a few. All you should do is apply any of these oils on the infected toenail and let it soak for 30minutes to one hour. When using the orange oil, ensure that you are not allergic to citrus before use. Always ensure that you test it on a part of your skin first to be sure. Some of these oils have been used to make toenail fungus infection treatment solutions because of their powerful properties.
Your lifestyle will greatly contribute to the development of toenail fungus infection as well as its clearing. Always ensure that objects for personal hygiene are not shared because they can cause contamination and consequently infections. When in public places like the gym, public bathrooms, or other halls, avoid walking barefoot. You risk contamination because the floors can breed fungi. Watch your diet. Always eat healthy and balanced diets. Increase your intake for meals that supply your body with probiotics like yogurt. You can also take probiotics supplements. These will help in preventing the growth and spread of parasitic fungi.
This is always resolved to when the situation is very severe or when there has been numerous recurring infections. It is an effective way to get rid of toenail fungus infection. For it to be more effective, you can use home remedies to ensure that the fungus is completely eliminated so that when the toenail re-grows, it will find a fungus-free environment.
All these are excellent ways to handle toenail fungus infections effectively and quickly. When you combine a few of these methods, there is no reason as to why you should not get pleasing results.
Dr. Soumya Podduturi is an Aesthetic Dermatologist, Dermatologist, Dermatosurgeon, Trichologist, Pediatric Dermatologist, Cosmetologist with 8 Years Experience