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What should I know about Nail Fungus?

  • A Fungal Nail Infection is a condition that can also be referred to as Onychomycosis (on-ih-koh-my-KOH-sis) or Tinea Unguium.
  • The first sign of nail fungus may appear as a white or yellow spot under the tip of the toenail. As the fungus grows, it may cause your nail to discolor to yellow, green, or black and thicken and crumble.
  • Most nail fungus is caused by microscopic organisms called fungi that do not require sunlight to survive. Some of these same organisms also cause Athlete’s Foot.
  •  Fungi thrive in warm, moist places.
  •  Nail Fungus and Athlete’s Foot are contagious.
  • Without treatment the toenails can become so thick that they cause pressure, irritation and pain, and can spread to adjacent nails and skin.

 


What are my treatment options?

  • Topical Over-the-Counter Medications
  • Topical Medications Dispensed only by a Physician (Tolcylen™)
  • Prescription Only Topical Medications
  • Prescription Only Oral Medications
  • Laser Treatments
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Combination of the Above Options

Call customer service at 844-398-5656 to find a physician in your area that dispenses Tolcylen.


Discuss your options with your physician to determine the best course of treatment for you.

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