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Onychomycosis (cont.)

Prognosis of Onychomycosis

Several studies with the newer drugs (itraconazole or fluconazole) show significant cure rates, with fingernails having the most favorable prognosis. Unfortunately, most people will have some residual nail changes such as some discoloring, and about half will experience nail reinfection.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/5/2014

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Onychomycosis (OM) refers to a fungal infection that affects the toenails or the fingernails.

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