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Please suggest a treatment for oral thrush.

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Published At August 23, 2017
Reviewed AtSeptember 10, 2023

Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

Can you look at the picture and tell me if I have an oral thrush?

Hello,

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I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a depapillation of the tongue. As it is reddish, it seems to be a vitamin B complex deficiency. But, as the pictures are not in natural light, I cannot comment for sure. It can be an oral thrush (acute candidiasis) as well. There is no need to worry. Please take the following medications for five days, and you will be fine. Tablet Ketoconazole 100 mg once a day for five days. Tablet vitamin B complex once a day for a month.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray
Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Dentistry

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