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how long does it take to cure oral thrush

A 22-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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
None: Thrush is treated with topical antifungals to the mouth. These are nystatin(mycostatin) liquid suspension-swish and swallow 4 times a day or Clotrima ... Read More
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A 31-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
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Requires treatment: Without a clinical examination it is difficult nto tell what your problem is but typically if you do have oral candidiasis (thrush) it typically prese ... Read More
A 35-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 38-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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Treated?: If treated, days to weeks.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: The yeast that produces oral thrush is around us everywhere & ends up as 5%+ of the dry weight of poo. It is likely planted into the oral cavity repea ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
THrush: Thrush is not a common illness in an otherwise healthy adult. Please see your primary care doctor to review cause and care.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Anastassov
33 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A few days to a week: A few days to a week.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Addison's: I'm not sure you need to increase your dose of cortisone for those conditions. Cortisone makes you prone to thrush and you should be treated with anti ... Read More
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