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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
You can't.: Many people think they have oral thrush because they see white spots in their mouth but they actually do not have a thrush. Oral thrush is uncommon. I ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Nystatin / Diflucan (fluconazole): You could use Diflucan (fluconazole) & Nysatin. The question also is , why do you have thrush? Diabetes, antibiotic use, inhaled steroids, and imm ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hirsch
31 years experience Infectious Disease
7-10 days?: It depends on several factors. Are you still using the nystatin? Are you using a steroid inhaler? Are you done with the antibiotic? If you are not usi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kraig Stetzer
20 years experience Dentistry
Mycelex (clotrimazole) Troches: Just ask your doctor/dentist for these, dissolve in mouth 5x day for 2 weeks. Should resolve the candidiasis (thrush).
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A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Not normally: Thrush is typically an uncomfortable but not dangerous condition in otherwise healthy people.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Medication for 10-14: Days.While healthy children and adults can be effectively treated for thrush, the symptoms may be more severe and difficult to manage in those with we ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanford Archer
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Low immunity: Oral thrush is a fungal infection of the oral membranes, and usually occurs in people whose immune status are reduced. This can occur in people on an ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Antifungal meds: True oral thrush is treated with anti fungal medications, such as diflucan (fluconazole).
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Prescription med: There are several meds for this condition, but not available otc. Should have it checked to make sure that is what you have first...If it is confirmed ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help you.: Because the exact cause of an overgrowth of Candida Albicans in the mouth not known, the mode of transmission of oral thrush is also unknown. It is ad ... Read More
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