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Over-the-counter and natural remedies for onychomycosis: do they really work?

@article{Halteh2016OverthecounterAN,
  title={Over-the-counter and natural remedies for onychomycosis: do they really work?},
  author={Pierre Halteh and Richard K. Scher and Shari R. Lipner},
  journal={Cutis},
  year={2016},
  volume={98 5},
  pages={
          E16-E25
        }
}
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail unit that may lead to dystrophy and disfigurement over time. It accounts for up to 50% of all nail conditions, with toenails affected more commonly than fingernails. Onychomycosis may affect quality of life and increase the prevalence and severity of foot ulcers in patients with diabetes. Available oral agents approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of onychomycosis include terbinafine and itraconazole, which have… 

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