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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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Candidiasis (Definition)

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Is candidiasis/ candidia real? How long would it take to treat? Is the at home spit test a hoax?

Is candidiasis/ candidia  real? How long would it take to treat? Is the at home spit test a hoax?

Candida is real: Yes candida overgrowth is a real condition. Treatment time depends on how bad an overgrowth you have. Most people feel better in a week. But it can grow back easily if proper diet is not adhered to. I don't know if the spit test is accurate. I prefer the candida antibody blood test. For more in depth information I would be happy to discuss this in a consult. ...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 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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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?

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

Thrush (Definition)

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