Oral antifungal pills, an older and still-common treatment protocol for eradicating toenail fungus, unfortunately can have some problematic side effects. For some people these are quite mild, but in others they can cause nausea, indigestion, diarrhea, headaches, rashes, and in some cases even liver damage. For these reasons, oral antifungals are usually not recommended for people with existing liver problems, congestive heart failure, or who are taking certain medications.
Fortunately, a new treatment option exists with no known side effects: laser therapy. Our office’s PinPointe FootLaser is a non-invasive option that features none of the medical downsides of oral antifungals and has a much higher success rate as well. If you just want your toenails fixed with the minimum amount of risk and hassle, laser therapy is absolutely the choice you want.
To set up an appointment in Carson City or Gardnerville, NV for your consultation, please contact Sierra Foot & Ankle at 775-783-8037.