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how to cure tongue thrush

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kraig Stetzer
21 years experience Dentistry
Mycelex (clotrimazole) Troches: Ask you doctor/dentist for Mycelex (clotrimazole) troches, just let them dissolve in mouth 5x day.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes it can: It might not cure totally, but yes it can. Be sure and let your physician or dentist follow your progress in controlling oral thrush with this medicat ... Read More
Dr. Paul Brand
37 years experience Dentistry
Not a good choice: Even though canestan is an antifungal, it would not be the drug of choice for oral thrush. If you have thrush-like symptoms on your tongue, you sh ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No it won't: First, you probably don't have thrush, i.e. infection with yeasts, usually Candida. Coated white tongue is not the same thing. In any case, listerine ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No: Please see your Dentist for an informed diagnosis and correct treatment/medication. OTC's are not going to help you.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: You also asked about gential violet for vaginal yeast infection. See my reply to that question. Oral thrush is uncommon in otherwise healthy persons. ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
49 years experience Dermatology
Thrush: See your dermatologist and ask him or her if this is really thrush. At that time they may want to give you a special mouthwash or a dissolvable tablet ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
11 years experience Dentistry
Dont think so: This doesnt sound like a good idea, at all. Thrush is a fungal infection and needs a proper anti fungal medication that can be prescribed by a physici ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 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 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Prevention: Is the best cure. Rinsing your mouth out with water after each use of your inhaler. But at this point a prescription medication from your physician ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
Not usually: Usually it has a white covering and is red underneath. It can feel like a burning sensation. F it does not go away soon see an oral surgeon or ENT p ... Read More
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