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how long does it take 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Forever: Clotrimazole is an antifungal cream. Acne is cause by bacteria, not fungi. As a result, Clotrimazole is useless as an acne treatment.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
19 years experience Gastroenterology
It depends: Unfortunately one cannot predict the course of a viral gastroenteritis in terms of time to recovery - it is variable.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Clinical response should occur within a day or two but full cure may take longer.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus infection: It depends on the cause of the infection - bacterial vs viral. Most of the sinus infections we get are actually caused by a virus and will clear up b ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
How early u started?: For a typical sore outbreak, it lasts 10-14 days w/o treatment. If you start medication at the very early onset (some feels/knows before it comes to t ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Vaginal infection.: Depends what your treating. Most case 7 to 14 days.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Strep throat: Symptomatology improves within a day or so. The major reason to treat strep throats has always been to prevent rheumatic fever which is unusual now p ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually: A week or so.
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Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
7 years experience Family Medicine
2-3 days: Hi, Thank you for your question. If you are on antibiotics, it should start to feel better in 2-3 days. If its not improving much or getting worse t ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
7 to 10 days: Parotid swelling, the most common manifestation, subsides within 7 to 10 days. Orchitis (swelling and tenderness of testicle) usually lasts for 3 to ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Variable: That depends on the cause of jaundice and how the person's liver is healing. (Or are you asking about a newborn with jaundice?)
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Post therapy: If not re exposed you should be ok once you have finished your course of treatment.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
It depends.: It depends on the type of ulcer. It depends on the patient, and it depends on the type of treatment.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chu answered
45 years experience General Practice
See details: This question usually comes up when there is a request for clearance to return to sport participation ( Wrestling) The appropriate duration of treatm ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Lotrimin (clotrimazole) is used: for 7 days, generally. The ringworm (fungal infection) should be cleared by then, but often by less time by that. (sometimes by 3 - 5 days).
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
27 years experience Urogynecology
Symptoms should: Be improved in 2-3 days, but take your entire course of antibiotics to maximize the chance oc completely clearing the bacteria.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Variable: It all depends on the true cause of the "infection" ; whatever other issues are present. "simple conjunctivitis should clear in 7-14 days without any ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
About 1 week: If you have had oral sex with someone who has chlamydia, you may get this infection in your throat, which can lead to painful swallowing, cough, and f ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Approximately: 24 hours. Hope that helps.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
6 years experience Emergency Medicine
Taking Azithro: Courses can be 3 or 5 days, HOWEVER, the antibiotic stays in the body and works for much longer than that. Don't expect any immediate relief as it tak ... Read More

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