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Does smoking increase the chance of oral thrush like symptoms?

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Posted on Mon, 1 Jun 2015
Question: I was a heavy user of chewing tobacco, and am exibiting signs of oral thrush . What type of antifungal will remedy this?
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Answered by Dr. Paparaja S (52 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Fluconazole or Nystatin

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to healthcare magic.
I had gone through your question.

I can understand your concern.

You can apply fluconazole or Nystatin suspension.

Avoid smoking.

Maintain good oral hygiene. Brush with soft brush.

Clinical examination to rule underlying cause.

You will be fine.

Hope I have answered your question. If you have any questions, I am happy to help.
Wish you a good health and speedy recovery.
Regards,
Dr Paparaja S MBBS MS
Consultant ENT Surgeon
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Brief Answer: Fluconazole or Nystatin Detailed Answer: Hi, Welcome to healthcare magic. I had gone through your question. I can understand your concern. You can apply fluconazole or Nystatin suspension. Avoid smoking. Maintain good oral hygiene. Brush with soft brush. Clinical examination to rule underlying cause. You will be fine. Hope I have answered your question. If you have any questions, I am happy to help. Wish you a good health and speedy recovery. Regards, Dr Paparaja S MBBS MS Consultant ENT Surgeon