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Tired of Stubborn Nail Fungus? A New Berlin, WI Podiatrist can Help you Kick it to the Curb

Tired of Stubborn Nail Fungus? A New Berlin, WI Podiatrist can Help you Kick it to the Curb

by Dr. Christopher Milkie You have been dealing with nail fungus for years. It’s an unwanted guest that has overstayed its welcome. You have served evection notices in the form of antifungal creams, nail paints, and foot soaks — but the fungus refuses to vacate the premises and instead seems to be snuggling even deeper […]

How do you know that your pedicure is safe?

Can you catch toenail fungus from a pedicure? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. We see many patients who have caught toenail fungus or other infections from a visit to a nail salon. How do you know that your salon is clean, and that you are getting a safe pedicure? One tip is to bring your […]

How do I prevent toenail fungus?

Keep your nails short, dry and clean. Trim nails straight across and file down thick areas. Carefully dry your hands and feet, including between your toes, after bathing. Do not appy lotion between your toes! Wear appropriate socks. Synthetic socks that remove moisture may keep your feet dryer than do cotton or wool socks (you can also […]

Why are my toenails so thick and discolored?

It may be toenail fungus. Infections related to toenail fungus are fairly common conditions that affect approximately 10% of the American population. The fungus that invades your nail is a living organism that thrives in dark, damp conditions. The only definite way to know if you actually have a toenail fungus is to seek medical […]

I took medication for toenail fungus in the past and it did not work. How is your treatment different?

The Laser Procedure is very safe with remarkably few side effects. We use a laser with a specific wavelength of laser light energy to target and kill the fungus, while leaving the skin and nail intact. The laser energy heats the fungus to the point that it is killed, but does not harm the surrounding […]

How long does the laser treatment for toenail fungus take?

Each treatment appointment will have you in and out of the office in only 15 minutes. Unfortunately, the results are not instantly visible as the infected portion of your nail must grow out.

Is the laser treatment for toenail fungus painful?

Some people experience a small amount of discomfort, but the vast majority feels no pain. Some patients experience a heat sensation from the laser, sometimes a feeling like a quick pricking sensation. We use a cold air spray, and have some other techniques to keep them comfortable. Most people don’t feel much at all, and […]

Choices For Toenail Fungus Treatment

CHOICES FOR TOENAIL FUNGUS TREATMENT By Dr. Christopher Milkie of Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists of Milwaukee, WI Ready for summer, but toenail fungus making you hide your feet? Milwaukee Foot and Ankle Specialists has many treatment options for fungal toenails. There are a lot of choices, and even strange home remedies, available to try […]

Why Are My Toenails Thick And Yellow

WHY ARE MY TOENAILS THICK & YELLOW By Dr. Christopher Milkie of Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists of Milwaukee, WI With winter dredging on and on, and big snow falls happening around the country, it is hard to stop thinking about one thing; sandals. When it is cold outside, it’s nice to daydream about the […]

How To Treat Foot Fungus

HOW TO TREAT FOOT FUNGUS By Dr. Christopher Milkie of Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists of Milwaukee, WI Uh oh! Your feet have been itching for days, and recently your skin has been flaking off. Now you even notice that your nails have become extremely brittle. Sounds like a classic case of athletes foot. You […]

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Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists of Wauwatosa, Oak Creek, New Berlin and Mequon, Wisconsin (WI) treat all medical and surgical foot and ankle conditions. Licensed Podiatrists, Dr. Steven Waldman, Dr. Christopher Milkie and Dr. Lucy Meier can help bring you foot and ankle pain relief.
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