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Can thickened toenails be reversed?
What causes toenails to get thick?
How do you make thick toenails go away?
What does Vicks VapoRub do for toenails?
Although designed for cough suppression, its active ingredients (camphor and eucalyptus oil) may help treat toenail fungus. A 2011 study found that Vicks VapoRub had a “positive clinical effect” in the treatment of toenail fungus.
How do you use Vicks VapoRub for toenail fungus?
- Take a small amount of Vicks from the jar with a Q-tip. …
- Place a THIN coat of Vicks on top of the nails.
- Make sure only the nails are covered with the Vicks. …
- Apply the Vicks once a day either in the morning or the evening.
Is it OK to file down thick toenails?
What is the white hard stuff under my toenails?
How long does it take for Vicks to work on nail fungus?
How does a podiatrist treat thick toenails?
Our podiatrists regularly reduce thickened toenails as part of a general foot care treatment (medical pedicure). This involves nail cutting, removal of corns and callus, followed by application of a heel balm, making your feet feel great again.
Can you scrape out toenail fungus?
If your fungus doesn’t clear up at home, you should check in with a dermatologist (a skin, hair, and nail specialist) or podiatrist (a foot doctor.) They may gently scrape under your nail to get rid of some of the fungus or send it to the lab for diagnosis.
What kills toenail fungus instantly?
Hydrogen peroxide can kill fungus that grows on toenails. You can directly wipe hydrogen peroxide on your infected toes or toenails with a clean cloth or cotton swab. Hydrogen peroxide can also be used in a foot soak.