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Anybody in CafeMom have or have had toe nail fungus before? If so...

HELP!!
If anyone has had this before, can you tell me what you used to treat and or get ride of it?!





Talked to the doctors nurse, she said to use the Vick's Vapor Run but she sure didn't sound to enthusiastic about it at all... : (





I have done some looking around and I have found suff on Vick's Vapor Rub, Apple Cider Vinegar, Listerine, Tee Tree Oil.





Welp, ladies... anyone? What did you use and how did it work for you...

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MomlovesRed

Asked by MomlovesRed at 1:25 PM on May. 30, 2009 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (12)
  • My husband has it. He went to a clinic and they told him to use over the counter Lotramin (?)
    They said if it doesn't clear up within a YEAR then he should go back. I guess it takes a while to kill it for good. He's been using the medicine for about three months. It is getting better.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:28 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • GROSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!

    Get fungi. Have your ever seen that infamercial? over and over again haha
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:33 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • in beautry school they always told us to use bengay
    RhiannonHunt

    Answer by RhiannonHunt at 1:36 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • I am on a lot of medicine as it is and I have to be very careful.... yeah it is gross, that is why I try to hide it with nail polish but that is bad for it too... can't win!
    MomlovesRed

    Answer by MomlovesRed at 1:36 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • Bengay? Did they tell you anything about it? Like why?!
    MomlovesRed

    Answer by MomlovesRed at 1:37 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • Your medical Dr would prescribe a Rx only med to get rid of nail fungi because it is UNDER the nail in the bed NOT in the nail. Fungi are bacterial in nature and vicks vapor rub or ben gay is NOT going to clear it up. Only a Scrip from your Dr will clear it up. Sorry.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 3:09 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • no i jsut think its supposed to help kill it. depending on the state you live in the beauty schools might have a nail tech program...im in ia and ours do. otherwise u can call a nail school and ask the intructors they're usually very friendly and helpful.
    RhiannonHunt

    Answer by RhiannonHunt at 3:52 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • oh and my hubby used lotrmin and it worked quickly
    RhiannonHunt

    Answer by RhiannonHunt at 3:54 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • TEA TREE OIL!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:46 AM on May. 31, 2009

  • Any idea how I am supposed to go about using the Tee Tree Oil?
    MomlovesRed

    Answer by MomlovesRed at 3:28 PM on Jun. 2, 2009

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