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Oral Thrush White Plaques In Mouth
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
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
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
Could oral thrush that's really really bad cause a DNA test to not be 99.9%? Whole mouth white all DNA match but three things?
Can oral thrush affect a buccal swab paternity test? My child has thrush all over the mouth, and we went in for DNA testing. Should I do it again?
It might.: It would be wise to clear this up before any test like that as the cells might be damaged. ...Read more
Clean it: first brush carefully an d thoroughly w soft toothbrush. Discard the brush. Soak mouthguard in 1 part chlorox, 3 parts water, for 2 hours. Rinse thoroughly. Place into cup, cover with water, drop In a denture cleaner tablet. Let soak for 30 minutes. At this point your Mouthguard will be clean. Keep it that way, and see your Dentist to be treated for Thrush infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Not really. You have a fungal (yeast) infection. There are drugs specifically for that. You will need a prescription. ...Read more
No oral thrush,but my soft palate is yellowish,what would it be,no other issue,no sores,everything inside my mouth is ok?
Been told oral thrush from symbicort since April. There is white and yellow things on my tongues. My mouth and tingly and a dry couch.
Oral Thrush ( only on tongue) from more than 1 week. Using Fluconazole (150mg) 1 tab weekly & candid mouth paint but no benefit. what to do ?
Needs evaluation: The question is 'why' you have thrush on your tongue, and 'is it even really thrush' - which is OFTEN misdiagnosed. Thrush, by itself, is relatively harmless -but it can be an indicator of more serious disease such as diabetes, lupus or immunologic disorder, or even HIV/AIDs. Usually thrush goes away with proper treatment- but sometimes the Candida albicans that's causing it, has some resistance. ...Read more
No: You would need an anti-fungal rinse.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can oral thrush be caused after having a wisdom tooth pulled?...how long usually does it take 2 clear up mouth thrush? Thnk u
Been waking up to dry mouth, and though I had oral thrush: I got it looked at and they told me it was ok. A tiny red dot has appeared on my tongue?
Is it possible to develop agranulocytosis from one night of cocaine use? My symptom is oral thrush and mouth sores.
No: Stop using recreational drugs. Take better care of your health ! ...Read more
I have on and off mild oral thrush since i was 17. No underlying disease. Doctor says its simply from dry mouth. Does this sound plausible? I smoke
Saliva is v. helpful: It's quite possible that indeed your dry mouth is contributing to your thrush. The smoking habit doesn't help either. I would definitely try to quit. You can take steps to increase mouth moisture-such as preventing dehydration. Saliva contains antimicrobial compounds that prevent conditions like thrush from taking hold. See if u can keep water around you to sip throughout the day-see if that helps ...Read more
YES...,: It hurts, gives an uneasy sensation in the mouth. Treatment is simple. There are many other causes of bad breath, e.g. Poor oral hygiene, less fluid intake, sinusitis, strep/viral pharyngitis, tonsillitis, unhealthy gums, gingivitis, dental caries/cavities, crowded teeth, stomach infection (h. Pylori), etc. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Hey ! I've been experiencing white tongue not oral thrush , blackish gum & dry mouth ... do you think it's hiv ?
Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...Read more
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