Toenail removed healing advice

I had a toenail removed and while the nail was on my foot a new one was growing. If I had fungus on the big toe and not sure on the toe next to it, should I worry about the nail that was growing while the other was on top. Right now it looks like a small nail in middle of toe near edge. Thank you.

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  1. Foot.com

    Hello and thank you for your question. Fungus can easily spread from one nail to the next especially on the same foot. I would treat all prophylactically for fungus with either a nail laquer (prescription) or tea tree oil. If you do have fungus in the nails then you may need to do treatment for up to 6 months or a year depending on how severe the infection is. I hope this helps!

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