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Fungal nail infection test came back negative, Dr prescribing me medication anyway. Watch

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    I took a sample of my nail off and gave it to my Doctors surgery and when the results came back they were negative. Now, while I was waiting for the results I had been referred to a foot specialist who said that the nail isn't crumbling so she didn't expect that it is an infection. The test came back negative, but the Doctor has prescribed me a long (at least three months) course of medication. I'm concerned now, I feel like my Doctor has made such an irrational decision? I don't want to be taking (and paying for..) medication that is useless to me, especially since if I do develop any problems later on using this medication now may make it less effective in future.

    What should I do?
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    What kind of medication is it? Is it an anti-fungal? Or is it something else?

    Why not just ask your doctor to clarify?
 
 
 
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