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What Is The Result Of Throat Culture For Fungus In Oral Thrush
Yellow Blisters back of throat >1 year.
All tests negative
Throat cultures clean
Allergy related: Probably this is "cobblestoning," which is the finding of streaks of lymphoid tissue on the posterior pharynx (back of the throat). It's caused by chronic allergy type symptoms. A doctor should be able to confirm that with a look in the back of the throat. If your allergies are bad, there are various treatments that may help, such as antihistamines or even immunotherapy. Try an allergist if needed ...Read more
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
Sinus discharge: Without a clinical examination it is difficult nto tell what your problem is but typically a mucus discharge down the back of the throat is more typically related to sinus issues. Oral candidiasis (thrush) more typically presents a red or white patches in the on the cheeks, tongue, and back of the throat. There is typically not a discharge associated with thrush. Please see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can be difficult: if it is in the throat, however, that's what we have systemic treatments like diflucan (fluconazole) for! You should see your doctor for definitive diagnosis, and get a prescription for an anti fungal such as diflucan (fluconazole). Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 59 years old and had a bad case of oral thrush in my throat this winter. For the first time in my life have developed dry mouth are they related?
On remicade & advair. Can oral thrush (canidida) get into lungs from an infection on tongue & throat? Have unexplained high fever also now levaquin (levofloxacin)
This is usually done when a throat infection is suspected. One will take a swab of the throat and then place the swab in culture medium. This will then be grown on a culture plate to determine if/what type of bacteria is causing the infection. Both viruses and bacteria ...Read more