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Onychomycosis (cont.)

Prognosis of Onychomycosis

Several studies with the newer drugs (itraconazole or fluconazole) show cure rates that range from about 48%-76% cure rate, with fingernails having the most favorable prognosis. Unfortunately, most people will have some residual nail changes such as some discoloring, and about 50% will experience nail reinfection.

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

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