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How do you get rid of thrush on the tongue

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dentistry 46 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
Dr. Scott Harwood
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
No : If it is on your tongue chances are it is also in other areas in y our mouth. Scraping or brushing the white curd like lesion of thrush will leave a r... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Harwood
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Medication: Take the appropriate anti-fungal medication and avoid those things that can increase your chances of getting it again.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
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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
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Angular chili this: The cracking at the angles of the mouth is usually from yeast. More likely in diabetics, those who have been on antibiotics, or denture wearers. Oft... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Unlikely: you can give it a try though, but generally the condition that you described requires prescription medications, good luck
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Treat it: Treat and cure the thrush. If the horrible taste remains, you also have another problem and will need to see your dentist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Harwood
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Treat the thrush: The best way is to treat the thrush with the appropriate medication as prescribed by your doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 42 years experience
Clean It: There are some commercail denture cleaning agents available that may be effective in the removal of the candida responsible for the thrush. Another o... Read More

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