Does Anyone know of any cures for toenail fungus that don't require an oral prescription? My thought is that this is caused internally, and could possibly be cured with a paleo diet.
Another vote for tea tree oil. But this is what I did to make sure it got under the nail. It sounds crazy, but it totally nipped it in the bud.
I used an alcohol-sterilized pin and pricked several holes in my nail, VERRRRRYYYYY slowly until I could just feel it (didn't hurt). Then applied tea tree oil topically every night for two weeks.
Tea tree oil
Coconut oil (I've heard of people using this, but I'd go with the tea tree oil)
EDIT: I guess I should have been more specific, my bad. DO NOT consume the tea tree oil.
For the tea tree oil: you can get concentrated oil from a health food store or order online. If you get the oil just take a cotton ball (or cloth, or just a dropper) and dab on a few drops (on the infected area). You can also get tea tree oil containing products (straight up oil might be best but whatever is easier for you), I saw a tee tree oil fungus treatment system at HEB (grocery store) a while back - look at the foot care aisle in your local grocery store.
For the Coconut oil: Both. Eat it and apply on the area. Tea tree oil should work faster/better though.
Nope, no luck. Been there and tried most everything. I had those little yellow guys under my toe nails for a long time. Bit the bullet and paid the $400 in Rx oral pills and wiped it out clean. Didn't control it, it cured it.
Toenail fungus is not caused internally - its a fungus, which lives off decaying matter for the most part that is on the outside of your body.
Apparently there are newer laser treatments that can kill the fungus however. Not FDA approved yet however, so you'll probably pay through the nose for it and effectiveness is not guaranteed.
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