Tips for How to Treat Toe Nail Fungus

  • Soak your feet in water add a few drops of tea tree oil and soak 20-30 min. Let feet air dry completely and apply VapoRub(TM) to toes. Wear socks to retain the medication (night or day). You will start seeing results within a few weeks or months, if you’re consistent with this routine.
    • An added benefit is it gets rid shoe and foot odor and “athlete’s feet” fungus, as well.
  • Wash your feet with an anti-bacterial wash. Dry your feet properly, paying special attention to parts that would normally retain moisture (in between toes, the surroundings of nails and the bottom of your foot). Apply anti-bacterial cream to your entire foot. Once dry, wear a pair of clean white bleached socks and avoid any moisture (bleaching socks can kill the fungus in them).
  • You are likely to be more prone to toenail fungal infections if you are suffering from a chronic disease, such as diabetes, circulatory problems or immune-deficiency conditions.toenail fungus treatment
  • Give the recovering nail some special attention after showering and be sure to sanitize your nail tools with alcohol so you don’t spread the fungus to other nails. As a prevention, it doesn’t hurt to apply tea tree oil to the unaffected nails as well. Getting your nail back to normal can take many months. Being very diligent in your care is the key to success.
  • toenail fungus treatment is best to improve fungus, Wear flip flops, sandals or other shoe types when walking around pools and public areas–don’t leave your bare feet exposed to the potential of picking up someone else’s toe fungus.
  • Cedarsoles are a very effective way to cure nail fungus. The natural antibacterial antibodies of the cedarwood decompose microorganisms and prevent the unpleasant smell formation and the emergence of fungal nail.
  • Be patient as nails grow slowly. In most cases, they will grow back though. If you don’t see any sign of a healthy nail growing after six months, see your doctor.
  • Tincture of iodine dabbed around the edges of the nail two to three times a day can remove the fungus. This may take several weeks to work but if applied diligently, can kill the fungus and restore the health of the nail.
  • In the USA, see toenail fungus treatment for a podiatrist in your area.
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