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How Long To Cure Thrush
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
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!
Undiagnosed thrush 2.5 months. Now on clotrimazole. How long until cured? 3 days and still burns throat, chest, tongue.
More time: You need to give the medicine more time to work. It may take one to two weeks to get relief. ...Read more
Various ways: Thrush (overgrowth of candida) can result from a number of situations. Resolving the underlying 'situation' often cures the thrush. Thrush may result from medications (antibiotics, steroids, chemotherapy or other immune suppressing medicine) or a weak immune system (uncontrolled diabetes, hiv/aids, cancer, advanced age).Your doctor may prescribe nystatin, Clotrimazole or Fluconazole to cure thrush. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thrush in Men: Unless you have just completed an antibiotic, thush is very uncommon in men. You should see a physician to exclude a disorder of the immune system if a thrush infection does not follow use of antibiotics or the thrush infection lasts longer than fourteen days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Thrush: Your question is not entirely clear. If you have thrush and are an adult your immune system should be checked for deficiencies. If you are having trouble eradicating it the same thing is true. If you don't treat it, it may become progressively worse. If you have had unprotected sex and are having thrush, go and get tested for hiv. ...Read more
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