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A 56-year-old female asked:

I have had oral thrush for a month now from a discontinued oral inhaler. i'm almost done with my second round of diflucan and no relief. my mouth is very dry , metallic, and my tongue and lips burn and tingle. any suggestions of help, its just awful?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Some yeast infections (thrush) are resistant to fluconazole (Diflucan®) and all "azole" drugs. Lack of cure with fluconazole also suggests that this might be a problem other than thrush. Discuss with the doctor treating you.

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