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What Is Thush
Visited 2doctors done w/ swab test and koh for fungal. no fungal seen. they told 30 percent white disappear gradualy the oral thush. Its ok? stop med?
Need doctor's advice: Never alter the total dose, duration, frequency of daily use, nor start/stop a prescription drug without your doctor's advice. We don't know you or what's being treated here. Stop second guessing your doctor! PLEASE address your question appropriately to your prescribing provider who not only knows your health history but also what medications are or are not needed for your problem(s). ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thrush: All of us have candida, the fungus that causes thrush, in our mouths. This can be spread by oral to oral contact, but most will not get an infection from this. Most commonly, thrush occurs after use of an antibiotic. Repeated thrush can be part of an immune deficiency. Go your your doctor for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Various ways: Thrush (overgrowth of candida) can result from a number of situations. Resolving the underlying 'situation' often cures the thrush. Thrush may result from medications (antibiotics, steroids, chemotherapy or other immune suppressing medicine) or a weak immune system (uncontrolled diabetes, hiv/aids, cancer, advanced age).Your doctor may prescribe nystatin, Clotrimazole or Fluconazole to cure thrush. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Thrush can occur at any age. You can develop thrush from many causes including recent antibiotic treatment, poorly controlled diabetes, taking steroids, have an underlying immune disorder like aids, suffer from leukemia or lymphoma, receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy in the head or neck area, wear dentures, and excessive use of mouthwash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Talk to your doctor: If thrush is persistent, you can contact your doctor about a prescription for Nystatin (an oral antifungal liquid). If you have already used Nystatin and it did not work, Diflucan is a stronger medication. If you are nursing, both you and your baby may need to be treated or the infection may pass back and forth. Also sterilize bottles, nipples, and pacifiers to avoid recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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