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Dr.,Have candida in tongue. Ketoconazol Im sensitiv only. What you recommend me? Thnx

Dr.,Have candida in tongue. Ketoconazol Im sensitiv only. What you recommend me? Thnx

Oral candidiasis: Thrush, an uncommon occurrence in normal adults should warrant testing immune function & HIV. If thrush is caused by something reversible (antibiotics, smoking, ill-fitting dentures, steroids or diabetes), these factors must be corrected as part of the treatment. You might try rinsing with 3% hydrogen peroxide. Don't know what you mean by being sensitive to ketoconazole. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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How to get rid of candida on tongue, seems to fade then reappears thick n white fur coating, brushing doesn't help,its been years with it now.

How to get rid of candida on tongue, seems to fade then reappears thick n white fur coating, brushing doesn't help,its been years with it now.

Thrush: Hey coated white tongue that can be brushed with a toothbrush is most likely a yeast infection that can be treated with an oral antifungal mouthwash or with an oral antifungal drugs however if it is recurring then further work that needs to be done to ensure you do not have an underlying immune compromised condition ...Read more

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Can candida make your tongue tingle?

Can candida make your tongue tingle?

Yes: Amongst other symptoms (burning, itching, altered taste, feeling fuller and enlarged). I am sure you are being treated, or hope you have been seen and consulted on this and taking appropriate meds. ...Read more

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Im curious to know if I have a rhomboid tongue (caused by candida) or geographic tongue?

Im curious to know  if I have a rhomboid tongue (caused by candida) or geographic tongue?

Rhomboid/Candida : Geographic tongue has red patches bordered by grayish white or whitish/yellow discoloration. They may disappear, reappear and change in shape or size. While it is not common to cause pain, it may cause a burning sensation with certain foods such as tomato, cheese and citrus. Rhomboid/candida usually appears in the center of the tongue as red and white (oral candida varies significantly by types). ...Read more

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How do I get rid of thrust (white tongue, candida) and athletes foot?

How do I get rid of thrust (white tongue, candida) and athletes foot?

Diflucan (fluconazole): A prescription from your doctor for Fluconazole is a, great first step. Many times a mouthwash including Fluconazole is dispensed for thrush or oral candidiasis. Some athletes foot will also respond to Fluconazole oral. ...Read more

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Can taking doxycycline 100 twice a day for month cause tongue candida and i stopped antibiotic 10 days ago and the problem steel exists please help ?

Can taking doxycycline 100 twice a day for month cause tongue candida and i stopped antibiotic 10 days ago and the problem steel exists please help ?

Yes - Antibiotic SEs: It certainly can. If you can get some fluconazole that should wipe it out. Generally we start with 200 mg on the first day (2 pills of 100mg), then 100 mg pills once a day for a week to 13 days more. That should wipe it out easily. Show it to a doc if you have concerns. If you're on other meds you should check with a doc too about drug interactions with fluconazole. ...Read more

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Sister thinks she has candida of nails, tongue and her stomach (pain). Is this possible to have stomach issues? Causes? Treatments?

Fungal inf: Of course you can have candida inf of tongue and esophagus and another fungus of nails onychomicosis. They are all treatable. ...Read more

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Can candida cause a sore tongue?

Can candida cause a sore tongue?

Yes,: Is a fungus accumulates usually on your tongue or inner cheeks. The condition is a minor problem if you're healthy. Candida infections can occur when your immune system is weakened by disease or drugs such as steroids. Eating unsweetened yogurt and acidophilus capsules will solve the problem. Rec.: see your dentist if the condition gets painful. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel like there is a lump on your tongue if you have candida?

Is it normal to feel like there is a lump on your tongue if you have candida?

Candida: Yes, because candida is an infection it can cause swelling of your tongue and more specifically the lymphoid tissue on the back of the tongue that act like lymph nodes. It should subside after the infection resolves. ...Read more

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Is median rhomboid glossitis a sign of candida or is it similar to geographic tongue ?

Is median rhomboid glossitis a sign of candida or is it similar to geographic tongue ?

They are different: Rhomboid tongue can be treated with antifungal medications. It is often symptomatic and is believed to represent a chronic candidiasis infection in the tongue. Geographic tounge is normally not symptomatic. It is a benign condition that does not respond to antifungal medication. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of candida in the body? I always have a heavy white coating on my tongue also.

See a DR: Although there are good medicines to help with thush, and fungi elsewhere, more importantly...Why would you have this. To anyone with recurrent or diffuse yeast, i suggest being checked for other infections and diabetes. Some medications can also make a person prone to yeast (oral and inhaled steroids, for example), but even then extensive or recurrent yeast infections are rare. ...Read more

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Hello I have a white patch on the back of my tongue. I was wondering if you can help me diffrentiate between oral candida and leukoplakia.

Hello I have a white patch on the back of my tongue. I was wondering if you can help me diffrentiate between oral candida and leukoplakia.

Removal=candida: Oral candida can be wiped off with a cloth or a plastic spoon leaving a reddish base under the removed white tissue. If the white patch cannot be removed or wiped off, it usually is not candida. ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more