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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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have thresh on my tongue(candida fungus). How many times a day should I eat yogurt? I bought a crate of the activia pro-biotic yogurt. Quarter size
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
Sister thinks she has candida of nails, tongue and her stomach (pain). Is this possible to have stomach issues? Causes? Treatments?
What happens if oral candida(from the tongue) reaches brain through dental caries or other tooth problems ?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers