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What are the symptoms of thrush?

What are the symptoms of thrush?

Looks exactly like..: Looks exactly like a layer of milk on the baby's mouth and tongue, except it does not come off with gentle rubbing. And it does not count if it is only on the top of the tongue; a thrush-like white layer is normal there. On the edges of the tongue, inner cheeks, and inner lips, it isn't normal. ...Read more

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Thrush (Definition)

A yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of oral thrush?

What are the symptoms of oral thrush?

White spots: The back of the mouth or tongue may have white plaques. One may have pain or difficulty with swallowing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of oral thrush?

White plaques: White fuzzy-looking areas on tongue and/or cfheek that cannot be pulled or washed off. ...Read more

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What are the presenting symptoms of oral thrush?

White patches: The white patches are very obvious and can only be removed with difficulty and bleeding. It is caused by a yeast called Candida Albicans and requires a prescription treatment from your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Oral thrush. How do i treat it before the symptoms start?

Oral thrush. How do i treat it before the symptoms start?

Nystatin: Take nystatin. It works quite well. If there is throat pain then fluconazole is a reasonable choice. ...Read more

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I need to know how do you get oral thrush and what are the symptoms?

I need to know how do you get oral thrush and what are the symptoms?

Oral Thrush: Caused by yeast called candida or monilia, common in neonates from contact in birth canal. Lesions are white plaques covering oral, pharyngeal mucosa, tongue, inner lips and cheeks. When removed rubbing, raw beefy mucosa with pinpoint bleeding seen. Discomfort may cause feeding problem in infants. Other causes: myelo-suppressive therapy, immunodeficiency, endocrine diseases, antibiotic use, etc. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for symptoms of oral thrush to appear?

How long is it supposed to it take for symptoms of oral thrush to appear?

Unknown: The yeast that produces oral thrush is around us everywhere & ends up as 5%+ of the dry weight of poo. It is likely planted into the oral cavity repeatedly by infant fingers & swallowed. It may find the lush environment of babies mouth a happy place to stay & attach to the inner cheeks, feeding off the sugar in babies feeds. No clear starting point means no clear "incubation" period. ...Read more

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How do I tell the difference between thrush and a symptom of measles

How do I tell the difference between thrush and a symptom of measles

Measles=very sick: Patients with measles are very ill, with fever, lethargy and a rash which starts behind the ears and progresses down the body.There may be a few white dots inside the mouth. Thrush is a minor illness with white patches on the insides of the cheeks or on the tongue and lips, usually without fever or other signs of systemic illness. ...Read more

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What causes and how is thrush treated? Symptoms? Could pacifier cause this? 

What causes and how is thrush treated? Symptoms? Could pacifier cause this? 

Yeast: Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth, generally in young babies in the first few months. There's white plaques on the inside of the lips, on the tongue, the sides of the mouth, and the roof. The difference between this and milk residue is the thrush doesn't brush or rinse off. It's treated with oral nystatin, an antifungal solution painted on. The pacifier can pass the yeast around. ...Read more

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What to do about oral thrush, can I hit it on the head before the symptoms start?

What to do about oral thrush, can I hit it on the head before the symptoms start?

RX NEEDED: Please have it seen and treated with an anti-fungal medication if that is the correct diagnosis. This is more common in babies and immuno compromised adults. Inhaled corticosteroids for asthma, used long term may also predispose to oral thrush ...Read more

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Every time my boyfriend gives me oral i get thrush. Why is this? He has no symptoms of oral thrush.

Every time my boyfriend gives me oral i get thrush. Why is this? He has no symptoms of oral thrush.

Candida colonisation: He has a fungal ( candida a.) colonization of the genital area and you have probably low immune system, or taking/inhaling steroids. Visit your doctor for an evaluation (both). ...Read more

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Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD for 7 months. NO bleeding. 2 days ago VERY heavy bleed (still bleeding) & thrush like symptoms. Possible cause/s? Normal or concern?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD for 7 months. NO bleeding. 2 days ago VERY heavy bleed (still bleeding) & thrush like symptoms. Possible cause/s? Normal or concern?

It is common to have: irregular bleeding in the first 3 months, sometimes heavy. However once the Mirena (levonorgestrel) has been assimilated periods become much lighter, often times disappearing altogether. This is a desirable side effect for most women. However, if you start to have menstrual flow again and it continues like a torrent for a month or 2, it is possible that your Mirena (levonorgestrel) has been dislodged.. Very low likelihood but ...Read more

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Is there an association between oral thrush and bladder symptoms?

Not directly,but: There is one possibility. If you have bladder infections and are being treated with antibiotics, you may develop oral candidiasis. This is possible with any antibiotic regimen. ...Read more

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Is oral thrush in hiv an early symptom stage or later symptom stage?

Is oral thrush in hiv an early symptom stage or later symptom stage?

Late, usually: Usually a sign of late infection, i.e. overt AIDS, usually several years after catching HIV. It can occur in early HIV, but usually does not. In either recent or longstanding HPV, thrush is never the only symptom. Also, most coated tongue and other white patches in the mouth are not thrush. See a doctor if you have symptoms you are concerned about. ...Read more

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Can thrush resolve itself without treatment? What happens if you leave it untreated for a long time? (Symptoms mild & come and go)

Can thrush resolve itself without treatment? What happens if you leave it untreated for a long time? (Symptoms mild & come and go)

Probably will resolv: Depends on reason(s) for it. Probably will resolve. Simple treatment will accelerate clearance. Identification and modification of underlying predisposing condition is worthwhile. Diabetes? Exposure to antibiotic? Use of steroid? ...Read more