How to Treat Toenail Fungus

Whereas some people are comfortable wearing sandals or open-toed shoes, there are many out there who feel the need to keep discolored, distorted toenails hidden from the world because of nail fungus. If you’re one of those individuals, you should know there are fungal toenail treatment options that can help.

When it comes to understanding how to treat toenail fungus, you may want to start with home care, including remedies like:

Home care is worth trying, but this is a stubborn fungal infection and you may need to see us for professional treatment. The good news is that we’ve been able to help many patients overcome toenail fungus with treatment options like:

Depending on your case, we may prescribe a combination of topical and oral medication to eradicate as much of the offensive fungus as possible.

An important consideration with all types of toenail fungus treatment is your role. We can put together the plan, but it’s up to you to follow the directions for consistent use of medication and take measures—keeping feet dry and clean, trimming toenails properly, protecting feet in public areas—to prevent reinfection.

If you have a case of toenail fungus, contact our team at Anderson Foot & Ankle Clinic and we can provide the treatment you need. Remember, this stubborn fungal infection won’t go away on its own, so let our team work to restore your nails back to health. Call us today for more information—or to request an appointment with our Salt Lake City office—at (801) 269-9939.

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