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Interesting work on topical garlic and the use in onychomycosis.
Stephen Davis is the scientist at the mycology department at the Women's and children who has done alot of work of garlic.
Apparently mash fresh garlic into a poultice mix with alcohol and put on nails every night for a couple of hours.
Carmol 40 is good.It contains urea which is an emollient.I use it a lot and I think it is safe in pregnancy as I am very reluctant to give oral terbenifine or itraconazole and I sure am not doing anything with anesthesia unless cleared by an MD.
Just a note on the garlic (as I'm not sure why pregnancy has to be delayed until you're free of fungal nail infections - perhaps someone can produce the definitive guidelines on that one?)...............you can get a garlic preperation which has been prepared in such a way as to preserve the main active ingredient (allicin) called allimed / allimax.
This comes in sprays, liquid, cream and tablets. The tablets are available from most chemists, but the other preperations are only available over the internet, which you can access at http://www.allimax.com/shop/.
I have tried a combination of the spray (for the nails) and tablets and it has proved successful on those that have been trialled so far, but a lot slower than e.g. terbinafine