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My 18 month old has thrush. She has been on oral nystatin for 3 days. She has had a low grade temp, but today has gotten to 102. Is this normal?
Different cause?: It is possible for someone to get a fever from thrush, but this usually indicates that the yeast has spread beyond her esophagus. Is she having any other new symptoms with her new fever such as runny nose, cough, congestion, vomiting, diarrhea, or new rash? I am wondering if she has developed another infection, such as a common virus. If fevers persist with no new symptoms, call her doc. ...Read more
No: It gets quickly digested in the stomach and usually doesn't cause any stomach symptoms ...Read more
I have oral, intestinal and vaginal candida. Can I take oral nystatin for several weeks, if is necessary?
Yes, even longer: Oral Nystatin is a remarkably safe medicine. Successful treatment of candidiasis often takes several months and it is safe to take Nystatin for months or even years. Besides Nystatin it is necessary to follow a diet low in sugars and simple carbs and to take probiotics. Consider anti-fungal herbs as well. See http://huff. To/15mbzao ; http://bit. Ly/1aeoabl. ...Read more
Oral nystatin and oral mycostatin which do these target specifically, which one to take with thrush and esophagus overgrowth.
Can Oral Nystatin cause tongue to feel rough? Been taking for 4 days for Oral Thrush from antibiotics.
I'm on oral nystatin right now for thrush!! I've been on it since Sunday!! My mouth doesn't feel much better!! How long should I feel better from the medicine?
If not feeling: Better in another day, return to the prescribing doctor for follow up and re-evaluation. ...Read more
I read that oral nystatin can make your tongue and mouth swell up, possibly breathing problems is this true?
Oral nystatin has a sucrose ingredient in it, yeast feeds off of sugar so how is a person supposed to get rid of oral thrush?
Even if unlikely, is systemic absorption of oral nystatin possible? Since starting it, I've gotten bizarre heart palpitations, and-without fail-get some really weird ectopic beats about 20 minutes after each dose. Is that otherwise seen w/ nystatin?
Possible: Some absorption of a topical medication is expected even though the amount may be minor. In case there has been a breach on the surface integrity on the intestinal surface, the amount absorbed can be higher. Regardless, if you are experiencing side effects, you need to contact your doctor immediately. Since this is not a life-sustaining drug, do consider stopping it now. ...Read more
How safe is oral nystatin suspension for oral thrush? I've been prescribed this medication. I also have Crohn's disease &. Ventricular arrhythmia.
Can you place a drop of baby's oral nystatin on your nipples or the cream nystatin (for his yeast diaper rash)?
I will be on doxycycline and cefixime for two months. My doctor prescribed oral nystatin with this combo. Is it normal to take nystatin when on long-term antibiotics?
What is better for oral thrush. Nystatin drops or lozenges? I'm on lozenges for 3 days with little improvement.
ENT diagnosed me with bad oral thrush. Nystatin hasn't worked and I Have no reason to have thrush. Who should I see??
Oral thrush: Please go back to your primary care doc. He/she may provide an alternative for you. Consider taking probiotics. Doctor Ohira is a good brand. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Will swishing around oral thrush nystatin on my tongue kill the bacteria on my teeth enamel as well? Bacteria is erode my silver fillings make sick
Misinformation: The internet is full of misinformation about silver fillings. If they wear away they do NOT cause bodily harm. Bacteria will not erode fillings. Mouthwash will not erode fillings. Thrush is caused by the Candida fungus (yeast), not by bacteria. Nystatin will not clean your teeth or remove the bacteria that causes tooth decay or gum disease. Please see your Dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
No, Nobody knows: Animal or human reproduction studies have not been conducted with oral nystatin. It is also not known whether oral nystatin can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. Oral Nystatin should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed and the risk is justified by the expected benefit. Best wishes! ...Read more
Hello. I have fungus on tongue. Been taking mycostatin (nystatin) oral. This isn't helping. The fungus on my tongue is still there. Why won't it go away? Any idea?
See an OS: For how long? What dosage? Did a doctor prescribe it? Are you sure it is fungal? Any medical problems? See an oral surgeon for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Hello, again! Trying to figure out how this site works. Do I need to video chat you? Are you able to call in a prescription for me to the pharmacy selected for nystatin oral gel or rinse?
Need appointment: Hi Stacey, to get a prescription you'll need to log in and pay for a visit. It can be a video or text chat. Give a background history of why you need the Rx when you sign up. ...Read more
Yes: It is an antifungal although not often used for this. Over the counter creams will work too. ...Read more
My mouth pain involves the insides of my cheeks, my gums & my tongue. My doctor has already tried nystatin oral which didn't work. What can I do?
I am on nystatin oral. I squish in mouth and swallow it. Now my Gyn is giving me fluteazole for yeast infection. Should I continue to swallow nystatin?
Yes: While the oral antifungals work systemically, some times the topical meds like nyststin work better on the surface tissues like in your mouth or GI tract. I'd suggest that you discuss the use of the two drugs simultaeously with your doctor. Hope this helps and you feel better fast. ...Read more