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does yogurt help get rid of thrush

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: You need to be treated with a prescription medication to resolve the oral thrush.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
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

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
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
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
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
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: Other medical problems affect the recovery. Assuming adequately treated, days to weeks.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Black
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yogurt.......: Ingest plain yogurt or try otc acidophilus or bactid. Also helpful for some bath in warm water with a cup of white vinegar added tonregulate the ph y ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Alder
47 years experience Dentistry
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
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Nystatin solution would be the mildest treatment, as is used extensively to help with concerns of GI yeast. It is not as likely to clear the problem ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Vaginal: It normally takes 1 to 2 weeks to get rid of vaginal yeast with appropriate treatment.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
13 years experience Pediatrics
Thrush: It can take several weeks.
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