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A 56-year-old female asked:

What is the best cure for thrush in the mouth due to inhaler medication?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Prevention: Is the best cure. Rinsing your mouth out with water after each use of your inhaler. But at this point a prescription medication from your physician after evaluation.
Dr. Jerry Baskerville
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Oral Hygiene!: Good oral hygiene with toothbrushing after meals and before bed as well as OTC mouthwash should resolve the issue. If not you may need anti fungal lozenges from your physician.
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
Be sure to rinse your mouth right after using the inhaler, as well.
Sep 30, 2015
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Change inhaler: and review inhaler technique. Try using a spacer.
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Dr. Allan is correct (as usual!) Also, rinse mouth after every use of an inhaler, too. Get medicine to treat the thrush. Avoid meat that has antibiotics and hormones in it.
Oct 3, 2015

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