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Does yogurt help get rid of thrush

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
FEW CHOICES: 1add 2 tbsp of pau d/arcotea ti 1 quart of boiling water.Drink 6 cups of tea each day 2take 400to5000micrograms of allicin -equivalent of one clove of... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
See below: Antifungal topical treatment such as nystatin(mycostatin) liquid suspension swish and swallow or Clotrimazole troches dissolve in mouth are the initia... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Depends on condition: Adults or children who have oral thrush but are otherwise healthy can try one of these: eating unsweetened yogurt; taking acidophilus capsules or liqu... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Oral antifungals: This can be managed with mouthwashing using topical antifungals. The problem is that normal adults do not usually get thrush unless they are diabetic... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Depends: Other medical problems affect the recovery. Assuming adequately treated, days to weeks.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 42 years experience
You will: Need a prescription for an antifungal medication taken orally by your physician.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Alder
Dentistry 48 years experience
3 prong approach: Thrush is a yeast infection. Antifungal medications help. Scraping the tongue is important... Use a tongue scraper and avoid foods and beverages with... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Vaginal: It normally takes 1 to 2 weeks to get rid of vaginal yeast with appropriate treatment.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Prosthodontics 47 years experience
Not by itself: Candida fungi are normally in low numbers in the mouth, but can overgrow forming white, cheesy patches that may bleed. It is associated with taking an... Read More
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