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Does Thrush Cause Blisters
Unusual: It is my policy never to say never, but this would be unusual. If you are an adult with thrush, something may be seriously wrong. The most frequent thing that infectious diseases doctors think of is HIV disease, but there can be other causes. Strongly advise you to see a doctor and be thoroughly evaluated, including tests of your immune function. ...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
Thrush is white: Thrush is a fungal infection on mucus surfaces (most often in the mouth but it can affect the vagina or other areas). It appears as a white spot or plaque that can't be rubbed off. A blister could also be a blocked gland but may be related to herpes or syphylis. A blister will have fluid inside of it until it ruptures. ...Read more
You need a consult: This sounds like a followup from a previous consult or visit to a doctor. If you are not getting relief from whatever was suggested, you need to be seen again, ideally by a clinician who can actually examine your tongue. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm having white clumpy discharge but no itching or burning. And I notice small blisters around the labia minora. Is it vaginal thrush?
Gave oral 2 days ago (not deep). white stuff on tonsils, no blisters, no pain, no bumps. Not much discomfort swallowing. STD? Thrush? I'm very scared
Have MD look: Have a MD look inside your throat to see if there is a problem or not. It will relieve your concerns when you do. If necessary a swab and/or culture can be done to determine what is going on. ...Read more
Penis thrush/balanitis. Used 2.5 weeks canesten (2% clortimazole) switched to 1% hydrocortisone. Penis has began to blister, skin peel off normal?
Yellow Blisters back of throat >1 year. All tests negative Nil tonsils Throat cultures clean Nil Epstein-Barr Strep Thrush Herpes Etc Help please?
Allergy related: Probably this is "cobblestoning, " which is the finding of streaks of lymphoid tissue on the posterior pharynx (back of the throat). It's caused by chronic allergy type symptoms. A doctor should be able to confirm that with a look in the back of the throat. If your allergies are bad, there are various treatments that may help, such as antihistamines or even immunotherapy. Try an allergist if needed ...Read more
They are not related: Rsv is a virus called respiratory syncytial virus which most commonly causes upper respiratory infections and pneumonitis (viral infection of lungs). It can be most serious in the very young or those who are immunocompromised because of a transplant. Thrush is caused by the yeast Candida Albicans and again it occurs most often in infants (normal). They are not related. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: When a teen girl or a woman gets repeated vaginal Candida infections, she can be evaluated to see what might be the problem. Sometimes it is a pH (how much acidity is there) imbalance in the vagina, a decrease in "normal flora" (the healthy bacteria that live in the vagina), an immune system problem (inability to prevent yeast overgrowth), a diabetes/sugar problem, etc... ...Read more
2 different things.: Thrush is caused by candiasis infection. However vaginal yeast infections don't have an odor. Smelly discharges can be related to bacterial vaginosis or a number of std's. So, it is recommended that you have this checked by your family physician or your gynecologist. ...Read more
No: Oral thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth. Sometimes it is accompanied by thrush in the esophagus, which causes trouble swallowing. If you have trouble breathing, then that's not caused by thrush. I am assuming that you have been diagnosed with oral thrush by a physician, because that is usually a sign of a serious immune deficiency, unless you're using inhaled steroids. ...Read more
Possibly: Often time the baby & mom will 'ping pong' the infection back &forth especially if the mom has any cracks on the nipples. Often times the knowledgable physician will treat both mom & babe. Sometimes because the pediatrician will not write a prescription for the mom, & woman's ob/gyn will not write a script without a visit, and then sometimes not even then. Family drs. Don't have this problem. ...Read more
What could cause symptoms of immune issues and reoccuring oral thrush, other than autoimmune disorders?
Oral thrush: It is unusual for an 17 year old to have recurrent oral thrush. If you use chronic corticosteroid, or steroid asthma inhaler, you might have an increased risk of having it. Some conditions that affect the number or function of your t lymphocytes, a type of the immune cells can make you susceptible to oral thrush or mucocutaneus candidiasis. ...Read more
Can my oral thrush cause burping? If so what can I do about it. I non stop burping but silent small burps
Oral Thrush-Burping?: Thank you for your question. The term oral thrush is usually assigned to the diagnosis of candidiasis or yeast infection within the oral cavity. Typically, thrush & its treatments are not associated with burping, however, it is certainly possible. Having a thorough examination & evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnoses and treatment of the burping. ...Read more
Menapause passed 3years used canesten 4 thrush 24hrs ago have now started bleeding slightly what would be the cause?
See details: The canesten should not have caused any bleeding. Sometimes women traumatized the inflamed thin vaginal tissue with applicators and cause bleeding. Unfortunately you cannot assume that. You should have an immediate exam to locate the source. Transvaginal ultrasound is also indicated. Additional testing might be warranted depending on the findings. ...Read more
Got oral thrush, given nystan, I am not taking it, it can cause steven-johnson syndrome. Why anyone would use this I do not know?
Very rare: Nystatin is considered a safe drug. There has only been one reported case in the medical literature of stevens-johnson syndrome from nystatin. That was not a controlled study and has not been verified in any other way. Many other common drugs *can* cause s-j syndrome, but it is still very rare. ...Read more
My 6wk old baby ia beginning2get thrush! What did I do to cause this!? Am I a bad mom? How can I stop it from gettin worse b4 she goes2the drs?
Alprim for UTI can cause thrush. Is it best to take oral tablet to treat thrush or use the depositary? I'm more comfortable with the oral pill.
I have been prescribed an antibiotic that always causes me thrush. Can I take thrush medication as a precaution or do I have to wait for symptoms?
Antibiotics ; thrush: You know that when you take this antibiotic you always get thrush. Mention this to your doctor next time to see if a different antibiotic would be acceptable. If not, then request something for the thrush that your experience tells you will occur. Oral troches of Clotrimazole or a Nystatin gargle are options, and are not unreasonable to start immediately as a preventative. ...Read more
Just diagnosed with oral thrush. Why would I get thrush at 32 yrs old when I have not been on antibiotics? No recent medications not diabetic. Causes?
Oral thrush and other candida infections can occur when your immune system is weakened by disease or drugs such as prednisone, or when antibiotics disturb the natural balance of microorganisms in your body.
Normally your immune system works to repel harmful invading organisms, such as viruses, bacteria and fungi, while maintaining a balance between 'good' and 'bad' microbes that normally inhabit. ...Read more
How important is it to get oral thrush treated quickly? Doc said call if meds caused thrush, but it's been a week of calls. Okay to keep waiting? Hurts.
Fungal infection: Thrush is a fungal infection. Oral thrush and other candida infections can occur when your immune system is weakened by disease or drugs such as prednisone, or when antibiotics disturb the natural balance of microorganisms in your body. Antifungal medications usually are able to treat it. See your dentist or physician. ...Read more
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