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Doctor insights on: How To Cure A Yeast Infection In The Mouth

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I am taking dulera, (formoterol and mometasone) if I get a yeast infection in my mouth or throat, can it be cured?

Prevention: You may need a topical antifungal to rid you of the yeast infection. Be sure to gargle after each Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) treatment. Sometimes using an Aerochamber may reduce the amount of inhaled steroid to the throat area. Whenever possible, try to use the minimum dose of steroid under your doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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Hi i think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it i'm so scare?

Hi i think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it  i'm so scare?

See your doctor: Men are less likely to get yeast infection but they can.There is itching , dryness and head of penis skin may be cracked, sometime it can also cause blisters, these can break open. Use over the counter antifungal cream like Monistat twice daily, avoid having sex with your partner and have her treated retract your foreskin if it is present and clean thoroghly/keep dry prescription rx like Diflucan (fluconazole) tabl. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection in the mouth from drinking beer?

Can you get a yeast infection in the mouth from drinking beer?

Doubtful: A yeast infections in the mouth is called thrush. It's generally caused by antibiotics that kill off normal mouth bacteria allowing the yeast to overgrow. Women can also develop vaginal yeast infections in the same way. ...Read more

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It's possible that 1% hydrogen peroxide kill taste buds or cause a yeast infection in the mouth?

It's possible that 1% hydrogen peroxide kill taste buds or cause a yeast infection in the mouth?

Hydrogen peroxide 3%: Is the usual strength sold in stores. Over time, the 3% medication can change the balance of microbes in your mouth & you can develop an overgrowth inbalance of candida albacans (yeast). Not sure about 1%. Taste buds will not be "killed" either way. Please get counsel from your dentist on the use of peroxide and his or her opinion on yeast overgrowth with 1% rinse. ...Read more

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Can my husband get a yeast infection in his mouth if I have never had a yeast infection?

Yes he can.: Infections by 'candida albicans' (more commonly, a yeast infection) can occur anywhere on a person where it is dark and moist, including mouth, vagina, and underneath large areas of sagging skin. While vaginal yeast infections are fairly common, persons with diabetes or with an immune deficiency of some sort are more prone to oral candidiasis. See a doctor for this condition, as it is treatable. ...Read more

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What to use for yeast infection in mouth?

In newborns: Oral thrush is treated with Nystatin oral suspension for 7 days. Need a script from pediatrician. At times babies may have a yeast diaper rash along with it . Nystatin ointment is usually prescribed to clear the rash ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a mouth yeast infection?

Is it possible to have a mouth yeast infection?

Yes: Yeast infection is just another term for fungal infection. In your mouth, bacteria and fungal is balancing each other. When you take antibiotic, you kill of the bacteria, thus exposing your self to the risk of superinfection of fungal. Clean and scrape your tongue, keep the oral cavity clean and the fungal infection will resolve in 1 to 2 weeks as your bacterial/fungal balance reestablished. ...Read more

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How do you get yeast infection in mouth from food?

NO: Yeast is a normal resident in the mouth but becomes problematic if it "over" grows. ...Read more

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What are some natural way to treat mouth yeast infection?

What are some natural way to treat mouth yeast infection?

Natural tx: Although you can eat yogurts with live cultures or drink kefir - i would still see your physician to determine why you developed thrush in the first place. ...Read more

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Would it be possible to contract a yeast infection from my boyfriends mouth?

Yes: If he has 'thrush', an oral yeast infection, it is possible to transmit it during oral sex. But any degree of inflammation or irritation with associated moisture can lead to an infection. ...Read more

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How would you know you have yeast infection in your mouth?

White spots: First thing to know is that yeast is present in a healthy mouth and if your immune system is weakened then it can flare up if you have a yeast infection, or thrush, in your mouth there would be white spots that have a cottage cheese like appearance and could be rubbed off. There may be some burning. If you are concerned about this it is important to see your dentist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My friend has a yeast infection around her mouth and i accidentally drank out of her cup. Could I have it?

My friend has a yeast infection around her mouth and i accidentally drank out of her cup. Could I have it?

Probably not: Yeast is a normal constituent of any human's skin. It is usually at such a low level that we can not detect it with the human eye. You already have yeast on your skin and won't "catch" it from your friend. Environmental conditions which make yeast on your skin flourish are warm temperatures, moisture (sweat), hair-bearing areas. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection on your face or in your mouth from performing oral sex an a guy who may have a yeast infection?

Possibly: Yeast infections are usually found in moist locations, so it can be found in your mouth and in the corners of your lips, but usually not on your face. You could get an infection by performing oral sex on an infected penis, probably an uncirumcised penis. ...Read more

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What causes yeast infection in mouth, vagina & under my arm?

Yeast: Immunocompromise can be one reason. Others can be diabetes, uncontrolled or excessive sweating, moisture. Antibiotic use can cause yeast vaginitis. ...Read more

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Y when u get ur tong pierced they say u will get Yeast infection in ur mouth if u drink milk, but when u have a cut in mouth and drink milk ur fine?

Y when u get ur tong pierced they say u will get Yeast infection in ur mouth if u drink milk, but when u have a cut in mouth and drink milk ur fine?

Not correct: Yeast infections are more common in people with poor immune function, and have little to do with where or how the cut happens. Preterm babies get oral thrush because of weak immune function ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more