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A 66-year-old female asked:

Dr said i have oral thrush. just started nystatin. my throat feels like there is a lump in it. kind of scared because i have metastatic breast cancer. is the lump feeling normal? no swollen lymph nodes just red throat and lump feeling?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Thrush may occur due to immune disorders. There is treatment available. Discuss Nystatin topical solution with your physician. Discuss vaccines to prevent infection, and a virtual consult with Healthtap is available.
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