Best Medication to Treat Nail Fungus


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Best Medication to Treat Nail Fungus

  1. 1. ==== ====Other very useful nail fungus ====Best Treatments For Nail FungusEmbarrassing conditions can be just as traumatic for the sufferer as the more serious healthcomplaints. Nail fungus is a typical example.There are approximately 30 million known suffers of Onychomycosis, the medical name fornail fungus, in the United States alone. There may be many more cases but the very nature of thecondition can stop sufferers from seeking medical attention or a remedy.Nail fungus can strike anyone at anytime, although adults are more likely to become infected bythe condition and men are more likely to suffer than women.So What Is Nail FungusNail fungus is nasty bacteria that lives quite happily under the toenail or fingernails. It thrives inwarm damp condition and so your nail bed is a perfect environment for the fungal infection tosurvive. Nail fungus can spread from toenail to toenail and fingernail to fingernail, it can also bepassed to other people.What Can I Do To Get Rid Of Nail FungusIf you have the first signs of the fungal infection you should treat immediately, the initial signs ofnail fungus are a slight pitting of the nail, discoloration and distortion. If diagnosed early enough ahome remedy can stop the infection and kill the bacteria from spreading.Nail Fungus Home RemediesThere are several homeopathic or home remedies that have proven to be quite effective fortreating the early stages of the infection. Some of the most common are Apple Cider Vinegar, TeaTree Oil, Vicks Vapo Rub and Listerine.Of the four mention the most likely to bring success is Apple Cider Vinegar. Apple Cider Vinegar orACV provides an acidic environment that can stop reproduction and fungal growth. It has bestressed that most of the home remedies listed do requite time, patience and dedication. Even themildest form of nail fungus can take several weeks or months or treatment.Doctor Prescribed Nail Fungus MedicationMany nail fungus suffers choose to ignore the symptoms until the condition worsens to such a
  2. 2. degree that several nails have fallen victim to the condition. It is only then that suffers wake toreality and admit they have a problemSome sufferers will seek medical attention for severe fungal infections, some of the most likelyprescribed anti fungal medicines are Lamisil, Sporanox, Penlac and Diflucan. Most of theaforementioned are effective at killing the infection and reducing the visible signs but can oftencause more problems than they solve.The prescription anti fungal medicines are usually drug based and a world apart from the morenatural homeopathic home remedy. Prescription anti fungal medicines can cause side effects fromthe minor to the more serious. It has been well documented the connection between Lamisil andpossible liver damage.Over The Counter Nail Fungus MedicineSomewhere in the middle there are the over the counter or commercially available nail fungustreatments. This genre combines research driven clinical data with natural substances and offerssufferers of nail fungus a powerful effective treatment without the side effects associated withchemically produced drugs.To stand out anti fungal medications are ZetaClear and NailRX. Both products contain naturalsubstances and do not cause side effects. Both are topical and applied to the nail directly and arenot consumed.Of the two commercially available, over the counter products, ZetaClear has the best credentials.ZetaClear is an FDA registered homeopathic treatment for nail fungus that uses strong natural antifungal substances and does pose a risk to health.So there you have it, if you have a very mild form of nail fungus the best treatment is theApple Cider Vinegar home remedy -- so long as expectation levels are set to weeks and possiblymonths.For the more serious nail fungal infections an over the counter fungal medicine such as ZetaClearwould provide an outstanding chance of killing the bacteria, reversing the visible signs of toenail orfinger nail damage and allowing you to once again avoid the embarrassment of showing your feetand hands in public again.Tony Jay writes for a nail fungus information and resource websitereviewing and highlighting the best Nail Fungus Treatments both home remedies and over thecounter.Article Source:
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