Apply an antifungal lacquer.
- Apply it to the infected area once a day for a week. Then clean the area with rubbing alcohol and start the layering process over.
- The drawback to lacquer treatment is that it takes an incredibly long time to get rid of an infection. It can take as long as one year to clear up nail fungus.
Besides, can a nail fungus be cured?
Antifungal pills also work more quickly than medicine applied to the nails. Taking antifungal pills for 2 months can cure an infection under the fingernails. Usually 3 months of treatment cures a toenail fungal infection.
Can fungal nail infections go away on their own?
A toenail infection — also known as onychomycosis — doesn't go away on its own, and if left untreated, the fungus will spread and can eventually destroy the nail. Furthermore, because the fungus is typically painless, people are often unaware that they even have a problem.
Can fingernails get fungus?
Fungal infections can affect any part of the body. Fungi are normally present in and on the body alongside various bacteria. When a fungus begins to overgrow, you can get an infection. Onychomycosis, also called tinea unguium, is a fungal infection that affects either the fingernails or toenails.