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How can I get rid of oral thrush?

How can I get rid of oral thrush?

Antifungals: Your doctor can prescribe these. More importantly, thrush is not generally common in normal adults. Without your having some unusual medical history, suggest that you see your doctor and have your immune status evaluated, along with HIV testing. ...Read more

Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Oral Thrush (Definition)

Oral thrush is a condition in which there is too much candida yeast growth on the surfaces in the mouth or throat. The yeast overgrowth areas appear as whitish spots or patches, or in more severe cases a whitish coating covering most of the ...Read more


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How can I get rid of oral thrush ?

How can I get rid of oral thrush ?

RX: It resolves with prescription medications. Usually a normal immune system will prevent thrush in your age. You might want to see a doctor to see if you have it or not. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of oral thrush without a prescription?

How can I get rid of oral thrush without a prescription?

Problem: Mycelex (clotrimazole) troches can be used repetatively. The issue here is that oral thrush should not occur in a normal adult, and particularly when it may need continued treatment. You need to have your immune status checked and be HIV tested. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of oral thrush from my mouth guard?

How can I get rid of oral thrush from my mouth guard?

Clean it: first brush carefully an d thoroughly w soft toothbrush. Discard the brush. Soak mouthguard in 1 part chlorox, 3 parts water, for 2 hours. Rinse thoroughly. Place into cup, cover with water, drop In a denture cleaner tablet. Let soak for 30 minutes. At this point your Mouthguard will be clean. Keep it that way, and see your Dentist to be treated for Thrush infection. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of chronic oral thrush?

How can I get rid of chronic oral thrush?

Clotrimazole lozenge: I have hade great results with Clotrimazole lozenges or "troches." one important issue though is whether you truly have oral thrush. I have seen many patients with whitish tongues, burning mouth and other symptoms incorrectly diagnosed by well meaning practitioners. The first thing you need is a correct diagnosis. If it is thrush then Clotrimazole lozenges are very effective. ...Read more

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What is the best method to get rid of oral thrush?

What is the best method to get rid of oral thrush?

Antifungals: 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. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of oral thrush fast while at home?

Anti-fungal: There are no reliable treatments for thrush other than prescription anti-fungals. Gentian violet is non-prescription and may work but it is very messy and permanently stains clothing. Thrush is unusual in an adult unless there has been exposure to oral steroids or antibiotics. One needs to know why there is thrush. ...Read more

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How difficult is it to get rid of oral thrush if it has spread onto your throat?

How difficult is it to get rid of oral thrush if it has spread onto your throat?

It can be difficult: if it is in the throat, however, that's what we have systemic treatments like diflucan (fluconazole) for! You should see your doctor for definitive diagnosis, and get a prescription for an anti fungal such as diflucan (fluconazole). Good luck! ...Read more

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Will oral thrush kill me? I, was anemica because of my pcos but now i'm normalnormal and what can I do at home to get rid of oral thrush

No: Thrush is a yeast overgrowth it happensnot uncommonly in babies. It can also result from diabetes, malnutrition and antibiotic use. Start with something simple like eating yogurt or acidophillus milk. If still not going away see your doctor for medication. ...Read more

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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)

Thrush is a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining ...Read more