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My baby has a white patch on her tongue as she drinks milk from the bottle. Is there any medicine to clean it ?

Hi, I am having a daughter who is just 10 months old. Recently she is having white patch on her tongue as she is having bottle milk. I tried to clean it wet cloth but it is not getting cleared. Should I consult a doctor or can u suggest me some medicine. I am very worried for my loving daughter
Asked On : Mon, 30 May 2011
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Hi, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
Does she have the same patch on he inner cheeks, roof of her mouth or gums? Is she fussy or irritable? Are you breast feeding her? Your Kid is having a Oral thrush, Kindly take her to a Pediatrician so that he can examine her and confirm it. If you are breast feeding her, you both should be treated. Your doctor may prescribe her a mild antifungal medication and an antifungal cream for your breasts. If she feeds from a bottle, rinse nipples and pacifiers in a solution of equal parts water and vinegar daily and allow them to air dry to prevent fungal growth.

I Wish her Good Health, Take Care.
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