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does thrush go away on its own

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It can: It may upon discontinuation of the steroid, but many thrush cases are relieved sooner by topical or oral antifungal medications.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: requires antifungal therapy.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kuglitsch
41 years experience Urology
Canidada: This is chronic colonization with the same "fungus" normally present in the female vagina. The is a "yeast" infection of the penis. It will never go ... Read More
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Dr. Johnny Roy
59 years experience Urology
See remark: It may go away,BUT help it resolve by getting an anti-fungal cream from local pharmacist..Apply a dab twice a day ,the last dose before going to bed.. ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not sure it is: I doubt what you have is thrust and the coloration of the tongue offers no help in making a diagnosis. I suspect that the bitter taste and odor may b ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It is best to treat: the thrush. Once in a while it will resolve if the causes are corrected - but I would NOT rely on this.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Thrush=fungus: Thrush is relatively common in infants/children, but not so in health adults unless something happened..Such as recent use of antibiotics, infections, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Be seen: You need to have a thorough history and physical and perhaps some lab work...
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Gentian violet: If you've tried everything, consult a dermatologist. He can always paint your mouth out with gentian violet.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Check immunity: If oral thrush persists despite appropriate antifungals taken as prescribed, it's time for an evaluation of your immune system.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Treated?: If treated, days to weeks.

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