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Is thrush this painful and how long does it last?
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
In brief: Usually not too bad
Thrush is oral candidiasis (fungus) and most of the time it is sore/uncomfortable.
In severe cases symptoms can be severe because of excessive inflammation (mucositis). Predisposing factors: recent antibiotics and/or steroid uses--common with asthma/copd inhalers etc, .Also, immunosuppressive states such as cancer/chemom, HIV etc.. Usually easily treated in 7-10 days. Consult your doc... Good luck.

In brief: Usually not too bad
Thrush is oral candidiasis (fungus) and most of the time it is sore/uncomfortable.
In severe cases symptoms can be severe because of excessive inflammation (mucositis). Predisposing factors: recent antibiotics and/or steroid uses--common with asthma/copd inhalers etc, .Also, immunosuppressive states such as cancer/chemom, HIV etc.. Usually easily treated in 7-10 days. Consult your doc... Good luck.
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