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How to get rid of fingernail Fungus without visiting doctor

by Jenessa (writer), , June 13, 2017

Usually fingernail or toenail is infected the most by bacteria, which results in fungus growth. The medical community has named it as onychomycosis and tinea unguium.

Currently almost 35 million Americans are affected by nail fungus and looking for some treatments to get rid of it.

Nail fungal infection is a very common nails' diseases. It is more common in men than women. The fingernails & toenails both can get infected but usually the toenails are much more susceptible to such infections. Lots of factors like an improper blood circulation, improper growth of nails, moist & humid work environment, diabetes, & heavy perspiration play an important role in getting this infection. The fungi get into the skin via small cuts in the skin or via the space between the nail & nail bed & then attack the nail owing to which the nails get distorted & thickened. It becomes a yellowish in color & become very brittle & crumbly. Its normal growth is impaired & it grows in a ragged & twisted way. These infections often can cause pain in the toes & fingers & also give out a nasty & foul odor. With making your hands look unsightly & bit ugly , such infections can hinder your work as well.

Here are 5 nail fungus treatment which you can do yourself, no need of going to the doctor:

White Vinegar

It is the best remedy for fingernail fungus. It is not just cheap but it is also always available at home & costs very little effort. The acetic acid is present in it, which is so efficient in killing all types of microbes. Its antiseptic & cleaning properties keep all fungi at bay & prevent the bad smell. What to do? Take equal amounts of white vinegar & warm water & soak your hands in this for almost twenty minutes. Now dry your hands thoroughly with some clean towel. Do this 2 times a day. Via this, the fungus infection vanishes very quickly.

Tea Tree Oil

It possesses antifungal, antibacterial & antiseptic qualities. It is so useful in treating a number of skin disorders & infections. It attacks & targets the fungus & all microbes very quickly & efficiently. It also provides relief in the pain. It is useful in eradicating the bad smell which arises from the infected nails. What to do? Apply this oil in & around the nails. Rub it gently. Do this 3 times a day for very fast relief.


It is well know for being effective in treating lots of health related issues. It is a very easily available natural cure. It is used to treat fingernail fungus as well. It contains a compound known as allicin, which has antifungal properties . So, you must use it if you have any fingernails fungus problem to deal with. What to do? Go and get some garlic oil. It is usually very easily available in the health stores. If you can not find it, don't worry. Just crush 2 to 3 cloves of garlic & add two teaspoons of slightly warmed olive oil.Allow this mixture sit minimum for a day & then use this oil for treating the fingernail fungus. With all this, eating 4 to 5 raw garlic cloves each day also benefits one immensely.

Eucalyptus Oil

It is another very effective natural cure for getting rid of fingernail fungus . It has powerful antifungal & antiseptic properties. It also help to kill the fungus causing the infection. What to do? Dilute this oil with some olive oil & rub on the affected finger with the aid of a cotton ball. It is gonna kill the infection & make the skin as well as nails softer. Apply this 2 times a day for 15 days . The infected nail will begin to show signs of improvement within just a week of application.

Orange Oil

You read it right. There actually exists an oil of our most favourite fruit, orange. It, too, is used to get rid of the fingernail fungus effectively. It also has antifungal properties. What to do? Apply bit of orange oil to the infected finger & the area around it, with the aid of a dropper or cotton ball. Wash it off merely after an hour to get the fantastic results. Few people have an allergic reaction to this oil. If you're one of them, only dilute it with bit of olive oil or grape seed oil, & apply then. As we all know, prevention is better than cure. For testing allergy, only apply an undiluted drop on a small spot of skin on the back of the hand.

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