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could oral thrush cause a choking feeling?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
Infectious Disease 31 years experience
No: Oral thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth. Sometimes it is accompanied by thrush in the esophagus, which causes trouble swallowing. If you have trouble breathing, then that's not caused by thrush. I am assuming that you have been diagnosed with oral thrush by a physician, because that is usually a sign of a serious immune deficiency, unless you're using inhaled steroids.

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