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On clotrimazole for 9 days and still have sore tongue. How long does this take to cure thrush?

On clotrimazole for 9 days and still have sore tongue.  How long does this take to cure thrush?

Oral thrush: Sometimes it takes a few weeks to cure this problem. If you have good liver function , your doctor can call in diflucan (fluconazole). This comes in a tablet and is a little stronger and seems to work better. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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How long does it take for garlic, acidopholis and gentian violet to cure oral thrush? I have no insurance til next year so can't see a doctor!

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How long does it take for garlic, acidopholis and gentian violet to cure oral thrush? I have no insurance til next year so can't see a doctor!

1 week: Application of gentian violet for a week should do a job if you can bear with some messiness. I have noticed that other oral lesions have been mistaken as thrush by general public. ...Read more

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What kind of home treatments will cure oral thrush and how long will it take for it to be actually cured?

What kind of home treatments will cure oral thrush and how long will it take for it to be actually cured?

None: Thrush is treated with topical antifungals to the mouth. These are nystatin(mycostatin) liquid suspension-swish and swallow 4 times a day or Clotrimazole troches-dissolve one in mouth 4 times a day until the lesions are gone. For resistant cases fluconazole(diflucan) 100-200 mgs. Orally once a day for a few days will usually work. I know of no home remedies that work for thrush. ...Read more

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How long does it take to treat thrush?

How long does it take to treat thrush?

It varies ...: Depending on severity and cause. Sometimes a single Diflucan (fluconazole) pill or 5 days on oral tablets/liquid will take care of it, whereas someone with an immune system problems who is using inhalant steroids may require more aggressive treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take for oral thrush to clear on its own?

How long does it take for oral thrush to clear on its own?

Depends: I assume you are not willing to receive treatment and you are hoping that the thrush will clear on its own. If this is the case, then the thrush may never clear or may be present for a very long time. Get treated asap and find out the cause of the thrush. The thrush can resolve in a week with medications. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How long does the thrush tablet take to work?

How long does the thrush tablet take to work?

Few days: If taking the pill for oral thrush, inprovement is usually seen in a few days and most likely by a week. Same goes if taking the pill for a vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more

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How long willoral thrush take to go by itself?

Depends: Oral thush may not go away by itself unless the underlying cause is removed. Underlying causes include immunodeficiency (e.g. From HIV infection), antibiotics, or use of inhaled steroids. ...Read more

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