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Don?T understand ways to get rid of thrush?

Don?T understand ways to get rid of thrush?

3 prong approach: Thrush is a yeast infection. Antifungal medications help. Scraping the tongue is important... Use a tongue scraper and avoid foods and beverages with yeast such as beer and breads. ...Read more

Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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How do you get rid of thrush?

How do you get rid of thrush?

Depends on condition: Adults or children who have oral thrush but are otherwise healthy can try one of these: eating unsweetened yogurt; taking acidophilus capsules or liquid. Yogurt and acidophilus don't destroy the fungus, but they can help restore the normal bacterial flora in your body. If your infection persists, your doctor will prescribe an antifungal medication. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of thrush in men?

How do you get rid of thrush in men?

Where is the thrush?: If it is oral thrush, you can use Mycelex (clotrimazole) troughes or Nystatin liquid medication to treat. However, the underlying cause of the thrush will need to be treated. For example, if you are diabetic then the blood sugar levels if uncontrolled will need to be managed by your md. ...Read more

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How quickly can you get rid of thrush?

How quickly can you get rid of thrush?

Depends: Other medical problems affect the recovery. Assuming adequately treated, days to weeks. ...Read more

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Please tell me how to get rid of thrush?

Please tell me how to get rid of thrush?

You will: Need a prescription for an antifungal medication taken orally by your physician. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to get rid of thrush?

Is there a natural way to get rid of thrush?

No: Nystatin solution would be the mildest treatment, as is used extensively to help with concerns of GI yeast. It is not as likely to clear the problem however. Clotrimazole troches 5 times a day usually works quite well, and occasionally fluconazole, an oral pill is used when other treatments fail. All of these require a prescription. ...Read more

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Can thrush cream help get rid of thrush?

Can thrush cream help get rid of thrush?

See below: Antifungal topical treatment such as nystatin(mycostatin) liquid suspension swish and swallow or Clotrimazole troches dissolve in mouth are the initial treatment. If this fails oral systemic treatment with fluconazole(diflucan) 100-200mg./day will usually be curative. Disease in aids patients can be more refractory. Antifungal creams are not used in the mouth for thrush. ...Read more

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Do you think I'll need to use creams to get rid of thrush or will it go away on its own?

It is best to treat: the thrush. Once in a while it will resolve if the causes are corrected - but I would NOT rely on this. ...Read more

Thrush (Definition)

Thrush is a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining ...Read more