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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
A few possibilities: Presumably you're speaking of a vaginal yeast infection? Or maybe oral? 1) Confirm the diagnosis; many cases of apparent thrush are not, especially if ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: yes, to prevent yeast overgrowth
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics : It is possible that you could get a chronic yeast infection on the doxy. That is why they added nystatin
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It usually begins working on the first day. Be sure not to quit the regimen early as the infection may reappear.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Several days: Nilstat (nystatin) is Nystatin an antifungal agent. Oral thrush will respond in several days but make sure you continue to take the entire prescribed ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
CANDIDIASIS: It works within 1-2 weeks if not immunocompromized like aids.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Oral thrush: Should be fairly rapid, assuming that your immune status is normal. Adults do not usually get thrush without some underlying problem. And the respon ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 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 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe a couple weeks: Coated tongue can be due to yeast or fungus, which can be triggered by broad spectrum antibiotics like the ones you took. However, most white coated t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Adult dose: I would say with her weight, give her an adult dose: 1-2 tabs by mouth, three times a day until 2 days after the symptoms resolve. If it is the liqui ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
22 years experience Pediatrics
Few days: I am presuming you are using a lozenge or rinse. You should start to feel some improvement in just over 3 days. Feel better soon.
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