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How long does it take for your voice to return to normal after having thrush in the throat

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: Thrush is caused by a fungal infection, usually candidia sp.., it can spread down your pharynx, and even reach your larynx, which could cause hoarsene ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Saline nose spray: Saline nose spray and gargles with saline and Mucinex (guaifenesin) can help with scratchy voice after a viral uri
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Expected: hoarseness or lost voice due to phayngitis can stay that long, however, if no improvement at all in few days you need to see an ENT specialist, meanwi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Months: It depends how much radiation was delivered to some extent, but this is often fairly standard dosing. You should expect hoarseness for 4-6 months in m ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Why worried?: If you had an allergic reaction to the antifungal medication before, then do not take it, otherwise, you should not be worried. Antifungal medication ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
More time: You need to give the medicine more time to work. It may take one to two weeks to get relief.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably not: Often running a piece of dental floss across the tongue will remove this debris. If so, and if it isn't uncomfortable, it's probably not thrush / cand ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See allergist: This is not an uncommon side effect from inhaled steroid, which can weaken your vocal cord muscle or cause a fungal infection at the throat. Consult a ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe, maybe not!: White patches in the mouth and throat can be thrush, or they can be due to strep, or other things, too. Since your throat is sore, get checked to be ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: It is common for viral infections to cause laryngitis. Take cough suppressants to prevent coughing and rest your voice as much as possible to speed r ... Read More

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