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Anonymous

I never thought I’d live the day to see my toenail healthy again…Yes it happened! After struggling for over 12 years I used turpentine on a daily basis, twice a day, rub on the cleaned nail (you remove all dead, buff and polish, etc) I had about 30\\% loss of my nail – I never let it go really bad but I never managed to fix it either. So turpentine will not make your nail yellow like tea tree oil does and I found it more potent as well. I less than 8 months I was able to wear sandals and be happy with my toes. YAY for TURPENTINE! I recommend pure gum spirits only, not the chemical from the hardware stores. Diamond G is the brand I used, they seem to have the best quality. Try it! Cheap and effective just be consistent with cleaning and applying… Good luck!

Maha

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Anonymous

To treat the toenail fungus, it is always better to opt for the natural ways to cure it. There are some tropical treatments that are beneficial in curing toenail fungus. In order to avoid the toenail fungus the best way is by avoiding the scenarios that are responsible for its growth. To know more information related to it, you can visit the web address mentioned below:

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edwards142

Don’t worry friend, you can easily get rid of this toe nail infection problem as there are so many natural ways to cure it. I want to share the most effective one i.e Foot soak: Make a mixture of one part vinegar and one part water. Make sure the water is warm but not too hot. Soak feet at least 30 minutes once per day. Not only will this treat the nail fungus, it will also get rid of athlete foot. Follow up by massaging the foot with tea tree oil which is another powerful antifungal agent.

To know about such effective tips, read this:

http://www.curetoenailfungus.info/blog/home-remedies-for-toenail-fungus

Anonymous

Tried every home remedy to treat my toenail fungus, with no help.

Finally, went to the local vitamin and purchased a PROBIOTIC – attacks the fungas from the inside out. I saw a difference within 2 weeks of taking it. I also applied 100\\% pure Lavender Oil to the nail every night as well. Lavender oil is known for being a anti fungal.

John

Hi. This is John, the guy who posted earlier about the nail fungus diary I made. It worked, I cured my nail fungus. It took about 8 months. One change though, I got rid of the Kerasal Nail and replaced it with oregano oil. I took lots of pictures. Nailfungusdiary.com. Tea tree oil, coconut oil and oregano oil is all you need, no silly miracle products or liver-eating drugs necessary!

Anonymous

Has anyone every tried Nail 17? It is a collection of essential oils and they have a study and patent and everything. Just checking to see if anyone has used it in the past and had any luck. It seems to be a new product though.

CouldBeCured!

Had fungus on right ring fingernail and baby fingernail at age 22 from a sponge that my whole bank branch used to wet our fingers with…before counting the equally filthy money. I didn’t realize nail fungus existed before then. Horrified. Got so bad the moon was the only thing left on each nail. Used fake nails to cover and then tried dipping a q-tip in bleach and dabbing daily after removing fake nails daily. Small progress. Then tried soaking nails in full bleach once a week for as long as I could stand the smell. Eventually went away(!!) after YEARS of infection and treatment after I went on a low carb diet and kept bleaching. The week after they were cured completely at age 25, left pointer finger tingled, got hot, and got fully eaten overnight. Devastating, as I have always worked with the public and they tend to stare at your hands while you write. Ugh. Defeated again. Tried Penlac, vinegar, bleach. Doctor refused Lamisil stating it was ‘just cosmetic’ and i would just have to live with it. I disagree so wholeheartedly. I’ve never had a manicure or pedicure due to this fear of fungus and fear of showing people my condition! I avoided social situations and even refused a proposal due to my fear that my germophobe boyfriend would be horrified at my nails when I peeled off the fake ones to bleach them. Became very depressed, and tried everything, with no results. The nails would grow back and then be full of fungus again in a monthly cycle. Contracted it in my left thumb and full loss of nail overnight, (I mean de-attached from the nail bed, they didn’t fall off). Sigh. Fast forward to age 38 after 12 years of intense emotional suffering and finally decided to attack in a big way. Didn’t care how awful my hands looked in the process– age makes you care a little less, bless God!! Cut fungus filled nails down all the way to the base of the nail that was healthy and then filed them down to paper thinness on top. I then began soaking in bleach nightly until I got what seemed to be chemical burns. Then I stopped bleaching due to the pain and filed down the nail bed every night with a fresh file and then discarded the file. (Dollar store files, the best!!) I then soaked in white vinegar and grapefruit oil (NOW brand) for 10min a night. Soaked in bleach one night per week and then a week of nightly vinegar and grapefruit oil soaks –for 5 months straight. The nails took forever to grow down –6 months?– because I was aggressively filing them down every night and soaking in vinegar. I didn’t stop even when I saw the nails were growing without that yellow tint and grungy stuff under them. I was diligent about cutting and filing down any soft, yellow or flimsy nail that began to grow. Only attached parts that were pink were allowed so my nails looked truly deformed for 6 months until the strong parts came in. I then had to stop soaking nightly due to a house move. They seemed to be growing attached!!
I also ordered Oil of Oregano from Greece (Zane Hellas brand) from EBay to give it a final punch. Smells awful but I applied it about twice per week to my new little half nails. It has been one year now since I started and the nails are still pink and attached after about 5 months of full growth and attachment . I am holding my breath and applying oil of Oregano weekly and just praying this sticks!!
One other finger started looking suspicious (argh!!!) and the Oil of Oregano seems to have halted the progress and I treat that weekly as well. SO IMPORTANT to never use tools on your healthy nails that you use on the infected ones. I am cautiously hopeful but I think I may have won!!!! I pray each and every one of you may be cured and I am posting my story in the hope that my method may help you too!!

Vincent

Acidophilus & Stout Darkest Beer Possible: mix a satchel or tablets of acidophilus with 1/4 of beer and soak entire fungal infested nail submerged in mixture for 20-30 minutes three to four times a day for 1-3 months until grows clean, store mixture in covered container in fridgerator between uses and each day exchange 1/4 of mixture with fresh beer and 1-2 acidophilus tablets. This cured my 20+ years of other failed cures finally eliminating thick fungal diseasediscolored big toe nail

John

I am finally attacking my nail fungus using Kerasal Nail and tea tree oil. I’m taking pictures of my toes every week for everyone to see (gross but hopefully helpful). It is at nailfungusdiary.com. Whether it works or not is yet to be seen but one way or another I hope it will help people make a decision about how to treat their nail fungus.

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Mike

I have found that treatment alone does not prevent recurrence, and ongoing use of a shoe sterilizer (such as SteriShoe UV shoe sanitizer) is more effective at staying free from fungus long-term. Without it, I wind up getting reinfected sooner or later.

Anonymous

I had nail fungus in my big toe nail for over 10 years and tried everything under the sun. It has been every colour from yellow to green to brown to grey and back again. As the nail detached itself from the nail bed I must have lost about 10 nails and each one grew back detached with the fungus still there. For a long time I used tea tree oil which gave a bit of result but it did not clear it. But I ended up becoming allergic to it and every time I applied it, the next day I would have tiny itchy blisters between my toes and the skin became really fragile and started splitting. I thought I had really bad athletes foot or eczema but then I cottoned on that it only came after using the tea tree oil and a few days after I stopped using it the blistering and itching stopped. However, I now have half a healthy big nail which has grown attached to the nail bed and here is how I have managed this. First, regular foot soaks in white vinegar or apple cider vinegar along with epsom salts or baking soda. Try to avoid wearing socks and wear open toe shoes as much as possible so there is little moisture and plenty of daylight on the nails. You need to do this for at least 3 months or longer. Then, when the first sliver of healthy nail started appearing at the base of the nail, I applied neat hydrogen peroxide with a cotton bud every morning and sometimes in the evening, making sure it gets under the nail and around the edges. I stopped doing the foot soaks (as it is quite time consuming as you need to soak for about 20 minutes). Now I only use the peroxide daily and I have managed to get half a nail back. It takes a very long time (so far about 6 months) but I think if I can stick with it I will eventually have an attached clear nail. Also if you need to wear socks, wear ones that have individual toes as they keep your toes dryer than normal socks and wash them in disinfecting laundry liquid after each wear.

Billy

I’ve had nail fungus on three of my fingers of my left hand for years, tried everything under the sun to get rid of it and finally just relegated my self to the fact that I’d just have to live with it. So, I just kept them filed down to make them look better and remove the scaly layers. Then by accident one day, I did something that seemed to have an effect on it. I fish a lot and recently (about 3 months ago) my worms got really dry in the bait shop container they were in, so I dipped a little water from the lake in to get them wet. I used my fingers to mix the water, dirt, and worms. When I got home, I noticed the three nails infected had turned brownish black. I thought it was just discoloration from mixing the worms, dirt, and lake water so I rinsed them off, but the discoloration was still there as if the nails were somehow stained. I thought nothing of it until a few weeks later I noticed a new nail was emerging and the brownish black part was moving upward behind the new nail emerging, and the scaling had stopped. Boy, was I shocked to see a new nail emerging! The only thing I can figure was that earth worms secrete a slimy enzyme and maybe that was possibly what caused the reaction to my nails. I don’t know, but if the new nails grow all the way out, I’ll jump for joy! They are about half way out now and I’m keeping my fingers crossed…

Curtis

For years, I had nail fungus on several of my right foot toes. I tried many home remedies such as; tea tree oil, Vick’s, vinegar, bleach… but none worked. I was not willing to risk liver damage with medication or pay the high cost for laser treatment. I had read that simply heat could kill the common types of nail fungus. A year ago I began heat treatment on my right foot big toe. This toe had serious fungus for over ten years. I was not to optimistic about successful results but what did I have to loose. To my surprise, after a couple of months, my nail began to grow out healthy with no signs of fungus. It has been about one year now since I started treatments and that nail is 100% grown out and healthy. I have before and after pictures. My wife and other volunteers have since tried the treatment, also with success. I can provide complete instructions, a list of items used for the treatment, or if you choose, I can provide a kit for your convenience and at a cost of $20 which less than buying the parts individually.

Leo

I had a fungus for around half a year, got it from swimming pool shower. Visited a few doctors and tried to remedies, but none of them relieved my itching and removed fungus from my two toes.

By accident, I saw an add on a beauty salon window of argan oil based Yoffee Clear. I have bought it after around a month of seen it… didn’t believe in yet another treatment. However, it proved working for me and for my uncle. I used it for around 2.5 months and haven’t had fungus so far (1m).

It is very good and the only drawback is that you need to apply it pretty often, at least morning and evening… otherwise I am pretty happy with my experience.

Leo

Yoffee Clear based on Argan oil

Ada

First you soak your nail with warm water, then try carefully to scrap out the fungus under your nail. You need to smash a clove of raw garlic and put it in between 2 layers of thin gauze, place it over your nail and tape all around your toe. You can keep this in your nail for no longer than 5 hours because it can irritate the skin around your nail. I also place, at the same time, small pieces of the smashed raw garlic between the nail and the nail bed, only remember to take out these small pieces of garlic when you take out the bandage from your nail. You can do this treatment every day or every other day depending on the tolerance of your skin to the garlic. It worked great for me.

Anonymous

Vicks vaporub!!!!! Seriously the fastest way to cure fungus on toe nails as well as athletes foot that usually is present with toe nail fungus. The trick is to rub the vaporub into the affected area and cover with a bandaid or even just wear a sock before going to bed every night. It only takes a few weeks to completely clear up but you see results instantly. I was counting on Apple cider vinegar for the fungus but was too time consuming and clearly it smells horrible so I stopped.

 

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