How is toenail fungus treated?
Toenail fungus can be treated effectively. If you suspect that you may have toenail fungus, schedule an appointment with a dermatologist or podiatrist so that a suitable treatment plan can be designed. Depending on the extent of the condition, treatment options may include:
- Topical medication (applied directly to the nail)
- Removal of the diseased nail matter and debris
- Oral antifungals (these can take from 3 to 12 months)
- Laser treatments