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What is gentian violet?

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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Antifungal Medicine

Gentian violet is a non-prescription medication that is very safe and effective against thrush.
It is also a very bright purple, hence the name, and can stain clothing and furniture.

In brief: Antifungal Medicine

Gentian violet is a non-prescription medication that is very safe and effective against thrush.
It is also a very bright purple, hence the name, and can stain clothing and furniture.
Dr. Scott Katz
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics

In brief: Remedy for thrush

Gentian violet is a special dye that has antimicrobial properties.
It has been used for many years to treat thrush (a yeast infection) in the mouth of babies. Some pediatricians still recommend it, others prefer to use alternative medicines. It is best to consult your doctor for his/her recommendation on using it for your baby.

In brief: Remedy for thrush

Gentian violet is a special dye that has antimicrobial properties.
It has been used for many years to treat thrush (a yeast infection) in the mouth of babies. Some pediatricians still recommend it, others prefer to use alternative medicines. It is best to consult your doctor for his/her recommendation on using it for your baby.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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