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A 22-year-old male asked:

First time ever with oral thrush, i use asthma steroid inhalers clencil modulite. most likely cause? i recently started using the inhaler.

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Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Thrush: Steroid inhalers can cause thrush. Try to rinse your mouth and throat after inhaler use may help. See your primary care doctor for treatment of oral thrush if problem persists., .
Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 53 years experience
True. That's why after use of steroid inhalers are advised to rinse their mouths.
Dec 8, 2013

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