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Question Toenail Fungus Treatment

A 55-year-old woman is evaluated in the office for what she believes is toenail fungus. She is interested in treatment. She is otherwise healthy and takes no medications.

On physical examination, thickened and dystrophic nails are noted on each of her largest toes. The remainder of the examination is normal.

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management?

A Aggressive nail débridement
B Culture of debris under the nail
C Oral terbinafine
D Topical ciclopirox
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C Oral terbinafine ???

no idea how toe nail fungus is worked up..

but terbinafine is the Rx.
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Idk the description in text of a tinea inguinum/onychomycosis,
but if it is then its oral terbinafine.
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Normally you would want to make a definitive diagnosis, but if its obvious than onchomycosis is treated with PO drugs only!

So Terbinafine is the answer.
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I think this question is from kaplan bank. I would go with C too.
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Ans is b
Explanation says to rule out other causes like psoriasis which can also present the same way.
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Default Toenail Fungus Laser Treatment

tyagee, you have four options listed, but there is another one that is another option which is safe and effective. Check out http://www.mynycpodiatrist.com/patie...ngus-treatment to see how laser treatment is being used to treat toenail fungus. This sight also shows visual results by using videos how laser treatment for toenail fungus works.

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Default Get Rid Of Toenail Fungus Infection

If you believe that you have a toenail fungus then do not worry because using some home remedies you will be easily able to get rid of such kind of infection very soon. You can use tea tree oil to treat toenail infection which is the best and the most effective remedy for this infection Follow the below steps to apply tea tree oil for treating toenail fungus:
• Take a few drops of tea tree oil and mix it with one teaspoon of olive oil or coconut oil.
• Apply the mixture on the affected toenail with the help of cotton ball.
• After applying the solution leave it for 10 minutes, and then gently scrub the affected nail with the use of toothbrush.
• Do the whole process two or three times per day to get the satisfied result.
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Answer B. Must rule out possibility of other
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