Medicine has been slow to find a good toe nail fungus cure, a fact that has left many people over the generations with chronic fungal infections and a long list of sworn-by but difficult home remedies to try. In recent years, pharmaceutical companies have recognized the market for a treatment that works, but in general, consumers have a deep seated distrust of these drugs - they are almost all oral medications, and they have a history of causing liver damage and other side effects. Many people are still turning to the home remedies and over the counter treatments.