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does treatment with radiation therapy cause oral thrush

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Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
You need stronger: Rx. Contact your treating physician.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: You cannot scrape off thrush. Needs antifungal medicine.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Cueva
20 years experience Pediatrics
Nystatin: Nystatin is a prescription medication that, in liquid form, is the treatment of choice for oral thrush.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on severity: Many people think they have oral thrush because they see white spots in their mouth but they actually do not have a thrush. Oral thrush is uncommon. I ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hirsch
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe: If your urinary tract symptoms are still present, then you need to continue the macrobid. However, macrobid rarely causes thrush. If you truly have th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Using broad-spectrum antibiotics always possibly comes with fungal infection somewhere; that is nothing uncommon. As to angular cheilitis, one has to ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
Oral Thrush: This was most likely caused by the H. pylori infection treatment. Your mouth burning/pain will most likely improve over a number days with the Nystati ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oregano oil/tea: This is certainly "safe", even in pregnancy, but it is not a good treatment for oral thrush. See your family physician for an exam and more efficient ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Peds: 2 weeks should be ample time for treatment for thrush. If not any better it is time to be rechecked by the doctor.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
Probably Not: Providing you don't swallow too much there should be no systemic effects. Talk to your dentist if you have more questions.
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