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Help? I believe I have thush. How woud i know?

Help? I believe I have thush. How woud i know?

Vaginal?: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. When uncertain, a doctor can make a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

Thrush (Definition)

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


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Do nylstatin capsules cause nausea? I'm taking 2 tablets 3times a day, to treat oral thush. Will taking 1, 3 times a day be better? Dr gave me choice

Do nylstatin capsules cause nausea? I'm taking 2 tablets 3times a day, to treat oral thush. Will taking 1, 3 times a day be better? Dr gave me choice

Yes: Nystatin can cause nausea. If your doctor gave you the option of taking less, then follow the instructions. Follow up with your doctor to make sure the thrush has resolved. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I am experiencing vaginal dryness.very recurring thush episodes nothing seems to work. Don't have sti/d partner gets it after having sex with me ?

I am experiencing  vaginal dryness.very recurring thush episodes nothing seems to work. Don't have sti/d partner gets it after having sex with me 
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STDs: If you had tested negative for STDs but your partner states that he is positive for STDs , he was infected by someone else. It is to your advantage to utilize condoms for every act of intercourse to protect yourself from STDs. ...Read more

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Who gets thrush?

Who gets thrush?

Not healthy patients: One of the most common causes of thrush is chronic antibiotic usage. It can occur with a single course of antibiotics but not usually. It also occurs frequtntly in chronically ill and debilitated patients or those who are immuno-compromised. Healthy patients generally do not get thrush. ...Read more

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Thrush in adults?

Thrush in adults?

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 more

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What causes thrush?

What causes thrush?

Candida: Candida, a common yeast. Thrush can occur in people with immunosuppression, such as HIV infection. It can also occur in diabetics, people taking antibiotics, people taking oral steroids or using steroid inhalers, and people who wear dentures. ...Read more

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What to do for thrush?

What to do for thrush?

Thrush: Anti fungals ( Nystatin oral suspension and diflucan) are helpful! throw away all toothbrushes ( or in case of a baby --- all bottle nipples and pacifiers); as chances of re-infection are high if continue to use these! ...Read more

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Why does thrush occur?

Why does thrush occur?

Newborns' immune...: ...Systems are 'weaker' (less experienced) than those of older children. Candida, the fungus that causes thrush, lives in most peoples' mouths and intestines without causing any trouble, but can overgrow and cause thrush in small children. It is fairly easy to treat, and practically all children grow out of having them. ...Read more

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How do you treat thrush?

How do you treat thrush?

Nystatin suspension: Contact your physician for an exam to verify diagnosis, assess severity, and then determine proper treatment course. Nystatin suspension is a common treatment used but in severe cases a systemic tablet antifungal may be preferred. ...Read more

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Is Oral Thrush Dangerous?

Is Oral Thrush Dangerous?

Not normally: Thrush is typically an uncomfortable but not dangerous condition in otherwise healthy people. ...Read more

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How do adults get thrush?

Thrush is a: yeast infection. This results from a bacterial imbalance in the gut. One way this happen is when someone takes an antibiotic. Please see your doc who may recommend an medication or probiotics or both. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do I deal with thrush?

How do I deal with thrush?

Use oral Nystatin: Thrush is yeast overgrowth in the mouth, causing whitish spots or patches inside the cheeks, on the tongue, or on the throat. The spots don't wipe off with a towel. Thrush is seen in many babies, at one time or another. If a doctor confirms that a baby has thrush, he will usually prescribe a liquid medicine called nystatin, to put in the baby's mouth 4 times a day to stop the yeast overgrowth. ...Read more

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How fast can cure thrush?

A few days: Once the thrush is treated effectively. It can start resolving within days. However your doctor need to know why you are getting thrush. ...Read more

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What works against thrush?

What works against thrush?

Medication: There are specific antifungal medications that are used to treat thrush. Please see your health care provider and get the necessary prescription. ...Read more

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How is oral thrush treated?

How is oral thrush treated?

Medication for 10-14: Days.While healthy children and adults can be effectively treated for thrush, the symptoms may be more severe and difficult to manage in those with weakened immune systems. Antifungal medications, which are generally taken for 10 to 14 days, are often prescribed to treat thrush. These medicines are available in tablets, lozenges, or liquids. ...Read more

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How does oral thrush begin?

How does oral thrush begin?

Low immunity: Oral thrush is a fungal infection of the oral membranes, and usually occurs in people whose immune status are reduced. This can occur in people on antibiotics, in diabetics or immunosuppressed due to other illnesses or cancer. Certain other medications can increase the risk as well. ...Read more

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Can a baby die from thrush?

No: Thrush is yeast infection on the lining of your oral cavity and tongue. In an otherwise healthy baby, thrush is not a serious condition. How ever the child may need treatment with some anti fungal medications. ...Read more

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What does thrush look like?

What does thrush look like?

Possibly: If it is red when you brush the white away it most likely is thrush or candidiasis. See your dentist for an evaluation. It can be easily cleared up with a rinse or in sever cases a pill. ...Read more