A 21-year-old member asked:
How is oral thrush transmitted?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
6.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Infectious Disease 19 years experience
It's not-: One cannot transmit oral thrush. It's the result of the immune system that is unable to control the yeast that is found in the mouth of humans. It can happen when one uses medications that suppress the immune system (eg. Transplant patient, asthma patient) or when someone is infected with hiv.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
What do I do for oral thrush?
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Family Medicine 24 years experience
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 thrush, I am sure you will be treated accordingly. You should also inquire about why you got thrush.
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Last updated Dec 12, 2018
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