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how do you get rid of thrush on the tongue

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience Dentistry
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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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Medication: Take the appropriate anti-fungal medication and avoid those things that can increase your chances of getting it again.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Thrush: At this young age I feel it is best to see your pediatrician for advice and treatment. You should be going to her two week check. If you have alread ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tips + Rx: If you have thrush you can rinse your mouth with warm salt water. Use a soft toothbrush on your teeth. Consider taking probiotics like lactobacillus a ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
44 years experience Family Medicine
Nystatin: Your doctor can prescribe nystatin. You put a small amount (1ml) in each side of your childs mouth four times a day and keep using it until the thrus ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: you can give it a try though, but generally the condition that you described requires prescription medications, good luck
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes. Yes: Yes. Yes.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Treat it: Treat and cure the thrush. If the horrible taste remains, you also have another problem and will need to see your dentist.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Treat the thrush: The best way is to treat the thrush with the appropriate medication as prescribed by your doctor.

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