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how long does it take for thrush to clear up

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: I assume you are not willing to receive treatment and you are hoping that the thrush will clear on its own. If this is the case, then the thrush may ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Treat until better: The length of therapy is best determined by the patient response. SIX WEEKS seems like a very long time - so I would seek clarification from the doc. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Oral Thrush: If you were on antibiotics, you could develop Oral Thrush which usually requires an anti-fungal medication to treat. Ask your dentist to confirm this ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It varies ...: Depending on severity and cause. Sometimes a single Diflucan (fluconazole) pill or 5 days on oral tablets/liquid will take care of it, whereas someone ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience Pediatrics
Few days: If taking the pill for oral thrush, inprovement is usually seen in a few days and most likely by a week. Same goes if taking the pill for a vaginal y ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Thrush: It can take several weeks.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
May not: If you rinse your mouth out you may never geti it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Varies: Daktarin oral gel is Miconazole 2%. It usually takes several days to see improvement but you should not stop using it once it has improved. Continue ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
1 week: Application of gentian violet for a week should do a job if you can bear with some messiness. I have noticed that other oral lesions have been mist ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Confirm diagnosis: The first thing is to be certain the diagnosis is correct. Oral yeast infections (thrush) are not common except in people who have recently been on an ... Read More

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