A 62-year-old female asked:
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can you get a yeast infection in your throat?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yeast: A yeast infection or thrush can happen in the throat is you are taking inhaled steroids, if your immune system is suppressed, if you have diabetes, it looks like white patches on the tongue and can go down the throat.
Answered on Feb 26, 2019
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