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Is Hydrogen Peroxide Mouth Rinse Effective In Treating Oral Thrush?

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Posted on Sat, 13 May 2017
Question: does hydrogen peroxide mouth rinse help to get rid of oral thrush

Are there any otc remedies for oral thrush
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Monika Dede (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Yes the hydrogen peroxide mouth rinse helps to kill the oral thrush.

Detailed Answer:
Hello!I have been through your question.

Related your concern you should know that exist gentian violet 1% and chlorhexidine mouthwash as an over -the counter product for oral thrush but I suggest to treat better with a topical antifungal (like local clotrimazole etc)prescribe by your doctor.
I hope my answer helps you.
I wish you a quick recovery.
Regards.
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Is Hydrogen Peroxide Mouth Rinse Effective In Treating Oral Thrush?

Brief Answer: Yes the hydrogen peroxide mouth rinse helps to kill the oral thrush. Detailed Answer: Hello!I have been through your question. Related your concern you should know that exist gentian violet 1% and chlorhexidine mouthwash as an over -the counter product for oral thrush but I suggest to treat better with a topical antifungal (like local clotrimazole etc)prescribe by your doctor. I hope my answer helps you. I wish you a quick recovery. Regards.