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What's a good natural way to get rid of oral thrush from steroid inhaler. I've so far got organic extra virgin coconut oil and live yoghurt.

What's a good natural way to get rid of oral thrush from steroid inhaler. I've so far got organic extra virgin coconut oil and live yoghurt.

FEW CHOICES: 1add 2 tbsp of pau d/arcotea ti 1 quart of boiling water. Drink 6 cups of tea each day 2take 400to5000micrograms of allicin -equivalent of one clove of garlic-supplement each day 3add couple of drpops of cinnamon oil to1tsp of coconut oil and allow to dissolve in your mouth. Make aouth gargle with a few drops of cinnamonin few drops of water, swish for 1 minute and spit 4promegrata gel locally.

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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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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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Can thrush cream help get rid of thrush?

Can thrush cream help get rid of thrush?

See below: Antifungal topical treatment such as nystatin (mycostatin) liquid suspension swish and swallow or Clotrimazole troches dissolve in mouth are the initial treatment. If this fails oral systemic treatment with fluconazole (diflucan) 100-200mg./day will usually be curative. Disease in aids patients can be more refractory. Antifungal creams are not used in the mouth for thrush.

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How do you get rid of thrush?

How do you get rid of thrush?

Depends on condition: Adults or children who have oral thrush but are otherwise healthy can try one of these: eating unsweetened yogurt; taking acidophilus capsules or liquid. Yogurt and acidophilus don't destroy the fungus, but they can help restore the normal bacterial flora in your body. If your infection persists, your doctor will prescribe an antifungal medication.

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How do you get rid of thrush in men?

How do you get rid of thrush in men?

Where is the thrush?: If it is oral thrush, you can use Mycelex (clotrimazole) troughes or Nystatin liquid medication to treat. However, the underlying cause of the thrush will need to be treated. For example, if you are diabetic then the blood sugar levels if uncontrolled will need to be managed by your md.

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How quickly can you get rid of thrush?

How quickly can you get rid of thrush?

Depends: Other medical problems affect the recovery. Assuming adequately treated, days to weeks.

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Please tell me how to get rid of thrush?

Please tell me how to get rid of thrush?

You will: Need a prescription for an antifungal medication taken orally by your physician.

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Don? T understand ways to get rid of thrush?

Don? T understand ways to get rid of thrush?

3 prong approach: Thrush is a yeast infection. Antifungal medications help. Scraping the tongue is important... Use a tongue scraper and avoid foods and beverages with yeast such as beer and breads.

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Is there a natural way to get rid of thrush?

Is there a natural way to get rid of thrush?

No: Nystatin solution would be the mildest treatment, as is used extensively to help with concerns of GI yeast. It is not as likely to clear the problem however. Clotrimazole troches 5 times a day usually works quite well, and occasionally fluconazole, an oral pill is used when other treatments fail. All of these require a prescription.

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get rid of thrush?

Vaginal: It normally takes 1 to 2 weeks to get rid of vaginal yeast with appropriate treatment.

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Do you think I'll need to use creams to get rid of thrush or will it go away on its own?

It is best to treat: The thrush. Once in a while it will resolve if the causes are corrected - but I would NOT rely on this.

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Will brushing tongue get rid of thrush?

Will brushing tongue get rid of thrush?

Not by itself: Candida fungi are normally in low numbers in the mouth, but can overgrow forming white, cheesy patches that may bleed. It is associated with taking antibiotics that kill the good bacteria, stress or immune suppression from various diseases & medications such as steroids. Eating yogurt with live cultures or rinsing and swallowing pro-biotic mixtures with lacto-bacillus can restore a normal balance.

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How long does it take to get rid of thrush with daktarin gel?

How long does it take to get rid of thrush with daktarin gel?

Varies: Daktarin oral gel is Miconazole 2%. It usually takes several days to see improvement but you should not stop using it once it has improved. Continue taking it for several days after it has resolved to help prevent recurrence. Mycelex troches can also be used and are probably easier to use since they are lozenges that you let slowly dissolve in your mouth.

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Please tell me what antibiotics can I take to get rid of thrush?

Please tell me what antibiotics can I take to get rid of thrush?

Thrush: Thrush (oral candidiasis) is a fungal infection and not a bacterial infection. Hence, it is not treated with antibiotics. Physicians usually prescribe Nystatin (antifungal) for treatment of thrush - please see your physician for further evaluation and management.

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How do you get rid of thrush from taking advair? I gargle water after every use but I guess it's not helping.

How do you get rid of thrush from taking advair? I gargle water after every use but I guess it's not helping.

Medication: Is usually required to get rid of thrust. Gargling with salt water after each us of Advair can be helpful in preventing thrush. After a person develops thrush it usually requires prescription medication to get rid of it. It is important to have it treated as soon as possible, as it can get worse and potentially spread down into your esophagus. See a doctor or consult a doctor on HealthTap.

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Can there be anything I can do to get rid of thrush in my mouth?

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.

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How do you get rid of thrush in a babys mouth she's 2 weeks and 3 days old?

Thrush: At this young age I feel it is best to see your pediatrician for advice and treatment. You should be going to her two week check. If you have already gone, call the office and ask for advice. It is not dangerous and unless she is not eating is not an emergency.

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Does a bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) soda paste get rid of thrush?

Does a bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) soda paste get rid of thrush?

No: All bicarb does is change the ph of your mouth briefly. Yeast are pretty hardy little dudes, and don't really care if you try to go at them with acid or alkaline environment - they will likely survive all of that. Best to get the appropriate medicine and treat it right.

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How can I get rid of thrush by having it every 3 weeks? Nothing works and my sex life is no more. So sick of it now. Its in my vagina

See an expert: Are you sure it is just thrush? Although recurrent vaginal candidiasis is common so long there is a cause for such recurrence either local or systemic problem, a drug you are on, at times hormonal contraception. Kindly see your doctor or an expert gynecologist, good luck

Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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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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