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how long does it take to cure 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 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Oral thrush: Sometimes it takes a few weeks to cure this problem. If you have good liver function , your doctor can call in diflucan (fluconazole). This comes in ... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends: On cause? Immunosupression? Antibiotics? Diabetes? In general, 10 days of treatment, control of other factors or exposures( partner with candida- ... 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 46-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 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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Thrush: It can take several weeks.
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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 34-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 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 31-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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