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Can Yogurt Cure 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
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
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
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
1st trimester, have very bad internal vaginal thrush, is it ok to use natural yogurt internally as a treatment ?
Vaginal Yeast: there is no problem doing that, however you may have better success with medications. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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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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
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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