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My sister has oral thrush. Should I be worried about it?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Moniliasis, oral

Oral moniliasis is easily treated with oral Nystatin suspension in kids but if you see it among adults suspect aids .
Check his blood!

In brief: Moniliasis, oral

Oral moniliasis is easily treated with oral Nystatin suspension in kids but if you see it among adults suspect aids .
Check his blood!
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

If your sister is a baby she can be easily treated by medicines.
Thrush is just an overgrowth of yeast in the mouth. There is an over the counter medicine called gentian violet. One prescription is nystatin. In rare cases thrush can suggest an underlying problem or disease such as an immunodeficiency or hiv. Thrush can also come from some medicines such as inhaled corticosteroids taken for asthma.

In brief: Probably not

If your sister is a baby she can be easily treated by medicines.
Thrush is just an overgrowth of yeast in the mouth. There is an over the counter medicine called gentian violet. One prescription is nystatin. In rare cases thrush can suggest an underlying problem or disease such as an immunodeficiency or hiv. Thrush can also come from some medicines such as inhaled corticosteroids taken for asthma.
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
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Dr. Paul Williams
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Depends

Whether oral thrush is something to worry about or not depends on several factors, including age, current medications, other diseases.
Your sister should talk to her doctor about causes and treatment.

In brief: Depends

Whether oral thrush is something to worry about or not depends on several factors, including age, current medications, other diseases.
Your sister should talk to her doctor about causes and treatment.
Dr. Paul Williams
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