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Oral candidiasis Treatments

Treatments for Oral thrush

The following treatments are listed for Oral thrush in our knowledge base:

  • Watchful waiting - some cases are mild and self-limiting and may require no treatment; check with your doctor.
  • Natural yoghurt - to rebalance levels of "good" bacteria.
  • Acidophilus - to increase "good" bacterial levels.
  • Warm salt-water mouth rinses - mainly to ease discomfort.
  • Antifungal treatments
  • Nystatin
  • Fluconazole
  • Clotrimazole
  • Ketoconazole
  • Topical medications
  • Gentian violet
  • Treatment of any underlying condition
  • Denture correction
  • Treatment of breast-feeding mother - because both mother and infant may have it; treating both avoids re-contagion.

Latest treatments for Oral candidiasis

The following medications/drugs/procedures are some of the latest treatments for Oral candidiasis:

Treatments for Causes of Oral candidiasis

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Oral candidiasis:

More causes: not all possible causes for Oral candidiasis are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Oral candidiasis.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Oral candidiasis:

The following list of conditions have 'Oral candidiasis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Oral candidiasis:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Oral candidiasis' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.


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