If you decide to treat a fungal nail infection, you can try a nonprescription antifungal medicine that comes in a cream, lotion, or nail polish. Your doctor can also prescribe a stronger medicine. You may need to use this medicine for a
few weeks or for as long as a year. Even so, it may not get rid of the
Antifungal pills give the best chance of curing a
severe fungal nail infection. But they may cost a lot and have serious side
effects. You will need to see your doctor for regular testing if you take these
Fungal nail infections often come back after treatment. It is important
to take steps to prevent this.