Posted by: Soraya | 2010/04/06


Hi, Doc, Mildew is growing under my finger nails(2 fingers), i believe it is contagious, what can i use before i get it on the rest of my fingers, it is very imbarrassing, what is the cause of this, Thank you

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A yeast infection of the nailbed can take very long to recover and I therefore, suggest that you consult your doctor for medication to treat the yeast infection adequately.


Dr Anrich Burger

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Posted by: Soraya | 2010/04/08

My niece works at a nail salon and she told me to use a pure tea tree oil, is this a good idea

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Posted by: Dillyn''s mom | 2010/04/06


I used to get these alot, as I get gel extns.

Go to a nail place and they will treat it. Its the only think that will help... Dont clean it using other nails as it will spread!


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