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Could men use live yogurt to treat male thrush?

Could men use live yogurt to treat male thrush?

Not the best...: Yogurt is used by some women to prevent Bacterial vaginosis and sometimes yeast infections (thrush). It really isn't a great treatment for thrush in either men or women. A topical yeast cream (over the counter) or oral medication prescribed by your doctor is the best treatment. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Oral Thrush (Definition)

Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...Read more


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How can yogurt in my diet prevent getting thrush?

How can yogurt in my diet prevent getting thrush?

May help: Why do you have thrush? Thrush may be common with medical illness that cause suppressed immune system rlong term use of antibiotics. Are you on inhaled steroids for COPD or asthma? They are a common cause of thrush and often can be easily prevented by swishing your mouth with water and spitting it out(dont swallow) after each inhalation. You need to treat dentures also if treating thrush. ...Read more

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I'm a 15 year old virgin. I think I have thrush. It started on thursday when i had natural yogurt works. Is it definitely thrush?

I'm a 15 year old virgin. I think I have thrush. It started on thursday when i had natural yogurt works. Is it definitely thrush?

Don't know dx: I am sorry by i can not tell you if you have a yeast infection. Please have this checked by your physician. (oral) thrush is treated with prescription antifungal medications. If this is your first possible yeast infection or if you are not sure if you have a yeast infection – see your physician. ...Read more

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How fast can cure thrush?

How fast can cure  thrush?

A few days: Once the thrush is treated effectively. It can start resolving within days. However your doctor need to know why you are getting thrush. ...Read more

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What are some cures for thrush?

What are some cures for thrush?

Various ways: Thrush (overgrowth of candida) can result from a number of situations. Resolving the underlying 'situation' often cures the thrush. Thrush may result from medications (antibiotics, steroids, chemotherapy or other immune suppressing medicine) or a weak immune system (uncontrolled diabetes, hiv/aids, cancer, advanced age).Your doctor may prescribe nystatin, Clotrimazole or Fluconazole to cure thrush. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure thrush?

What is a good way to cure thrush?

Tips + Rx: If you have thrush you can rinse your mouth with warm salt water. Use a soft toothbrush on your teeth. Consider taking probiotics like lactobacillus acidophilus. You can also drink kefir or eat yogurts that have live probiotic cultures. See your physician for prescription antifungal medication. ...Read more

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What is the bad effects if i don't cure thrush?

What is the bad effects if i don't cure thrush?

Thrush: Your question is not entirely clear. If you have thrush and are an adult your immune system should be checked for deficiencies. If you are having trouble eradicating it the same thing is true. If you don't treat it, it may become progressively worse. If you have had unprotected sex and are having thrush, go and get tested for hiv. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could cure my oral thrush?

Thrush: First I would check for other diseases or reasons u can treat with Mycelex (clotrimazole) a proscription and oral rinses from pharmacy ...Read more

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Can you tell me how do I cure thrush permanently?

Not a disease: Thrush is not a disease that you 'cure, ' it's a symptom of an underlying problem, and it's the underlying problem that needs to be addressed, whether that's immunosuppression, use of steroids, or poorly controlled diabetes. However, many people think they have thrush, when all they really have is a white coated tongue, which is not a sign of anything except having a white coated tongue. ...Read more

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How to cure a vaginal thrush?

How to cure a vaginal thrush?

Antifungals: See your physician who will prescibe you an antifungal. There are oral forms ANS vaginal suppositories. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure oral thrush? Does peroxyl help?

What is the best way to cure oral thrush? Does peroxyl help?

Nystatin: This is an antibiotic that kills yeast and you can get it from your doc by prescription. ...Read more

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What would be the most effective remedy for cure oral thrush?

Tips + Rx: If you have thrush you can rinse your mouth with warm salt water. Use a soft toothbrush on your teeth. Consider taking probiotics like lactobacillus acidophilus. You can also drink kefir or eat yogurts that have live probiotic cultures. Avoid eating excessive sugar. See your physician for prescription antifungal medication. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for male thrush quickly and naturally?

What's recommended as a cure for male thrush quickly and naturally?

Antifungals: Antifungal topical treatment such as nystatin(mycostatin) liquid suspension swish and swallow or Clotrimazole troches dissolve in mouth are the initial treatment for thrush. If this fails oral systemic treatment with fluconazole(diflucan) 100-200mg./day will usually be curative. Disease in aids patients can be more refractory. There are no so called natural cures. ...Read more

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How do I cure for foreskin thrush?

Posthitis: Balano-posthitis is an inflammation of the foreskin and head of the penis that is usually caused by fungi. Treatment is usually a topical anti-fungal such as nystaitn. ...Read more

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Can thrush be cured without treatment?

Can thrush be cured without treatment?

Why not treat!: Yogurt may help. Gentle peroxide gargling can help, but why not treat. Mycostatin (nystatin) can be taken otc, and fluconzole will clear it in no time. ...Read more

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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


Thrush (Definition)

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