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A 36-year-old female asked about a male:

My 14 month old boy seems to have mouth thrush (white patches in mouth, same as when he had one before) and being very fussy. should i go to see a doctor or can i buy medication from over the counter? if so, which one..? thank you in advance!?

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Dr. Neil McLeod
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
Please go and see your doctor, you don't want to misdiagnose a condition that could get worse while you are hoping your choice of medication relieves the symptoms. It takes a long time to become a doctor, and we have to learn how to differentially diagnose the symptoms of diseases.
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