My doctor suggested vicks with my anti-fungal cream for a fingernail infection, but is it safe?

1302822731 39 My doctor suggested vicks with my anti fungal cream for a fingernail infection, but is it safe?

I went to the doctor for a light fingernail fungus infection, and I was perscribed Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide cream. the doctor also told me to use it with vicks to help it work. I read from a home remedies website that some people have been cured by using Vicks Vaporub [ http://www.nails-fungus.com/vicks-vaporub.html ] however…while looking up the instructions for how to apply it correctly I found this [ http://www.healthy-skin-guide.com/how-to-use-vicks-for-fingernail-fungus.html ] and it said that vicks can not only be damaging to your nailbeds but can cause PERMINATE LOSS TO YOUR FINGERNAILS! not something I wanted to hear! now I'm a bit worried, what do I do now?

I have toenail fungus and can tell you that Vicks Vaporub is the only remedy, short of having my toenails removed, that has alleviated my toenail fungus.

My mother medicated me and my three siblings with Vicks Vaporub for colds–rubbing it under our noses and on our chests. I don't think my toenails or fingernails are going to suffer from being massaged with Vicks!

Of course, the majority of doctors want you to believe that "the Vicks cure" may be damaging to your nails. something as simple as Vicks will take thousands of dollars away from their livelihood.

My doctor suggested vicks with my anti-fungal cream for a fingernail infection, but is it safe?

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