Candidiasis Mouth Treatment
Treatment for thrush includes oral antifungal medications. Nystatin is usually the first medication used to treat thrush, but other medications are also effective.
Specific treatment for thrush includes:
Candidiasis Mouth Questions For Doctor
The following are some important questions to ask before and after the treatment of thrush.
Questions to ask before treatment:
- What are my treatment options?
- What are the risks associated with treatment?
- Am I contagious?
- For how long?
- What are the complications I should watch for?
- How long will I be on medication?
- What are the potential side effects of my medication?
- Does my medication interact with nonprescription medicines or supplements?
- Should I take my medication with food?
- How do I avoid passing the infection to others?
Questions to ask after treatment:
- Do I need to change my diet?
- Are there any medications or supplements I should avoid?
- When can I resume my normal activities?
- When can I return to work?
- What else can I do to reduce my risk for having thrush again?
- How often will I need to see my doctor for checkups?
- What local support and other resources are available?
Candidiasis Mouth Specialist
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat thrush:
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