toenail fungus

Hello again, dear readers, and welcome back to our monthly letters column. Once again, a column about the challenges of dealing with toenail fungus has brought a bumper crop of mail, with many of you sharing home remedies. Although the evidence for these types of natural agents remains limited, some [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 19, 2020

Dear Doctor: I’ve tried all the toenail fungus cures in our drug store, and so far nothing works. Why not? What can I do? I really miss wearing sandals.

Dear Reader: You are one of the estimated 6 million people in the United States struggling with toenail fungus. It’s not only [...]

By Ask the Doctors • September 7, 2020

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By uclahealth • July 22, 2020
Letters – we’ve been reading your letters. Thank you for your interest in our thoughts, the humor with which you evaluate – and sometimes chide – us, and the passion you continue show for health sciences and research. Your thoughts and questions are always interesting, often touching, and never fail [...]
By Ask the Doctors • September 19, 2018
Dear Doctor: I had toenail fungus two years ago, and my doctor prescribed Lamisil. It took a long time, but it worked. Now the fungus, which is so ugly, is back again. Why is it so hard to get rid of, and are there any new treatments available?
By Ask the Doctors • March 28, 2018