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Can nicotine lozengers cause oral thrush?

I stop smoking 3 months i feel great .can nicotine lozengers cause oral thrush i have it mild.on and off im on quitapine and i have to lower the dose.to beat it all logic seems unfair as i have done so well to stop smoking i look and feel 5 years younger on a good day im sure i stop smoking for good.
Tue, 5 Aug 2014
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helloo...first of all i congratulate for the determination for stopping the cigaratte....regarding thrush it can develop in certain cases but nothing to be worried...u can do tongue scraping daily twice and brushing and chorhexidine mouth rinse....also use nystatin gel on the thrush area for one week or so...maintain good oral hygiene..above all be happy and cool thats the best medicine...hope ur benefitted something with my reply...have a healthy weekend!!!
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