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Can you get a yeast infection in your throat?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
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.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to contract a yeast infection of the throat?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: Yes, this can occur.
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Strep throat & severe yeast infection, are they related?

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Possibly: If you were placed on antibiotics for the strep throat, it could strip you of some healthy bacteria and lead to overgrowth of yeast.

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Last updated Feb 26, 2019

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