health treatments


Question by  mom98 (153)

What do you do about throat thrush?

A friend of mine has it.


Answer by  bubbyboy (9929)

Thrush is a fungal growth. For oral thrush the treatment is an anti-fungal medicine which a doctor has to prescribe. It can take a while for throat thrush to clear up totally.


Answer by  ana15 (116)

Take anti-fungal lozenges or liquids for ten days. Taking garlic also helps for it has anti-fungal property. Eating yogurts and drinking milk also is a home remedy for oral thrush. you can also vist a doctor for antibiotic medication. To prevent it you should have a good oral hygiene, brush, floss and gurgle.


Answer by  VCraig (88)

Throat thrush is treated by staying hydrated, frequent oral care, and taking antibiotics that target the thrush. Also it is important to maintain proper nutrition in order for your body to be able to fight the infection.


Answer by  dub93 (34)

Throat thrush for adults can be very embarassing. It is extremely visible and can cause someone to withdraw from social interaction. It is best to consult a doctor as it can often be the result of another disease or the side affect of a medication. It is difficult to get rid of throat-thrush and some can have if for years.


Answer by  crystal10 (65)

First it can not be fixed with out precription medication such as nystatin or diflucan. but there are things you can do to lessen the symptoms like gargle with saltwater


Answer by  dhuoda (1431)

Go to your pharmacist and ask him or her to recommend a suitable medicine. Buy it and follow the instructions making sure you finish the treatment.


Answer by  rnovikoffgmailcom (1722)

The person can take antibiotics from their physician and make sure they are gargeling salted warm water to help with the irritation.


Answer by  herzog (555)

Thrush is a yeast overgrowth Taking antibiotics can reduce friendly bacteria and let yeasts run rampant. Try taking a course of Acidophilus to boost friendly bacteria. In more stubborn cases try Lactobacillus gg capsules, breaking them open and using the contents as a gargle first then swallowing it.

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