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Does oral thrush hurt your mouth?

Does oral thrush hurt your mouth?

Yes: Oral thrush can be quite painful, especially in the early stages. Pl make sure u get the right treatment and follow up with your doctor to make sure it clears up. There are things u can do to avoid it. and get full physical if needed. Feel good! ...Read more

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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Thrush in mouth for months, what to do?

Medication: Have you been put on antifungal medication? Sounds like you might need it. ...Read more

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Does oral thrush make the mouth feel dry?

Thrush: This is possible, but usually the tissues become tender and there is white exudate covering them. ...Read more

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I have thrush in mouth as well as penis! what should I do?

I have thrush in mouth as well as penis! what should I do?

See a doctor: It is important to determine why you have thrush. See a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Will oral thrush give you mouth pains when smoking?

Will oral thrush give you mouth pains when smoking?

Oral Thrush: Is itself painful; smoking will cause dry mouth and more discomfort. Get treatment of thrush, reduce or stop smoking if possible. ...Read more

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How long does white plaques in mouth associated with oral thrush last?

Consider 3 factors: Thrush is a yeast infection. Antifungal medications help. Scraping the tongue is important... Use a tongue scraper and avoid foods and beverages with yeast such as beer and breads. It will usually clear up in 2 weeks but if it persists more aggresive actions can be employed. ...Read more

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Can u get oral thrush by touching someones saliva who has oral thrush and then touching your mouth?

Can u get oral thrush by touching someones saliva who has oral thrush and then touching your mouth?

Highly unlikely: The yeast that usually causes thrush (candida albicans) is very common, and as long as the immune system is normal, it does not cause any disease or symptoms. If the immune balance of the mouth is affected by illness, medications such as prednisone or antibiotics, dentures, or even dryness, then thrush can occur. ...Read more

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Can a patient have mouth surgery while he has oral thrush?

Can a patient have mouth surgery while he has oral thrush?

Depends: If it is elective surgery it is typically better to clear up the fungal infection prior to having the surgery. If it is an emergency then it can be done and treated simultaneously. ...Read more

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I am a 47 year old woman suffering with thrush in mouth what could I do to keep from going to see a doctor?

I am a 47 year old woman suffering with thrush in mouth what could I do to keep from going to see a doctor?

Baking soda rinses: Oral yeast infections are related to aging, associated hormonal changes, diet issues and medications (especially steroids), dentures. A teaspoon of baking soda in a 15 oz glass of water- swish for 60 seconds and spit out - 4 times a day may help. Avoid simple sugars, and seek professional care if this doesn't help. Prescription medications may be required to treat. ...Read more

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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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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