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Alternative Treatments for Tinea

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Tinea:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Tinea may include:

  • Black walnut rind-topical
  • Turmeric paste
  • Epsom salt compress
  • Domeboro (aluminum acetate) compress
  • Baking soda paste
  • Salt soak
  • Tea soak
  • Yogurt with L. acidophilus-topical
  • Tea tree oil and olive oil salve
  • Tea tree oil and aloe vera salve
  • Calendula oil
  • Calendula cream
  • Over-the-counter antifungal cream
  • Avoid hydrocortisone creams
  • Keep nails short

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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