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Cheap remedy for Toenail Fungus

Discussion in 'Diabetes Complications' started by FatGenes999, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. FatGenes999

    FatGenes999 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    2christine Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I like this cure and I shall try it on someone, dont know who yet lol,I always keep tyme oil in my first aid box because ,once one of my granddaughter's knelt on a bee, after removing the sting and the screams, i massaged a little on the swelling.it went down almost instantly and removed the pain. the grandkids thought it was magic.
     
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    FatGenes999 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    :DI just found out that garlic also is a very good antibiotic and pain-killer. For me, it worked better than the vapo-rub/thyme. I used some sliced garlic juice directly into the affected toe-fungus area. Almost instant pain-relief. My toe is still in good shape.
     
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    DiamondAsh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I shall get some too... I like to keep things like that in my medicine cupboard. I'm also a big fan of VapourRub.. I have lots of it, in the house, in the car etc. What an interesting cure for fungal tutsies ...

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    FatGenes999 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Aye, in fact I am back to primarily using the VaporRub/thyme. I use the garlic only for very small sections that seem to me intensely irritated, but for blisters and general foot discomfort I use the VaporRub like a massage cream.

    Keeping the circulation going is what is important, it seems. I'm trying to get into a routine of daily foot massage with the VaporRub. I'm hoping it will alleviate any of the neuropathy I still might have. :happy:
     
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    cally Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have found Curanail effective and now have fungal free toenails! Yes I know it's expensive but my doctor prescribed it for me. As long as you use it for at least a year it seems to work.



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    janewatt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I too saw this on the Internet somewhere recently and so have just bought some Vick to try on this problem. The smell takes me back to childhood coughs and sore throats!
    So encouraging to hear good reports here.
    Jane
     
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    FatGenes999 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for your replies!:D

    I will be seeing a podiatrist in the very near future, so I'll know then if I really need an Rx. I use the VapoRub now for the entire foot, when I massage them.
    I had some problems last night after a pretty hefty walk on ice and snow, with my heavy "Wolverine" boots and snow cleats. Might have been too much after having been kind of sedentary for a few weeks. My feet were very uncomfortable afterwards, and today the big toe is itching again under the nail. So, I don"t know, I might require something stronger than the thyme, or the garlic.

    I elevated them and reversed the blood-flow, and that helped somewhat.

    I've also been checking into the Marigold/calendula teas and extracts to apply to foot problem areas.
     
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    where can I buy thyme oil .. I can't seem to find it , except for an essential oil. Is that the one?
     
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    My dad taught me the benefits of evelvated feet. I'm going to set up some kind of evelavion contraption so that I get better sleep at night. I;ve been so tired lately. Thanks for the reminder.
     
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    luceeloo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I tried Vicks a few years back. Stuck with it religiously for quite a while. My toenail turned black, turned to pulp, fell off, then re-grew in a worse state.

    I'm now trying tea tree oil. No miracles to report but my one big toenail doesn't look quite so horrific.


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    Oh lucceeloo, how horrid for you ... I hate the idea of toenails falling off. (I didn't mean to laugh, honest. It's just that you told it in such a funny way) You should be ok with tea tree oil. Isn't it a nasty business...
     
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    luceeloo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    LOL, no worries - I have had the toenail fungus for at least 13 years... it's almost like an old friend!!
     
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    Wow, Luceeloo, that's a jolly way to view it. You should see my mom's poor toes... and she insists on wearing sandals ... eeeeww! I cured my one episode with curinail off the doc. I think I have the beginnings of another bout. I'm keeping an eye on it. (I really need to get a life lolol)

    o_O
     
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