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Thrush or migratory glossitis

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 2, 2007
  • 02:16 PM

I have pictures. I don't believe it's thrush it doesn't look like thrush and I have had it as long as I remember it is painful and annoying.

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  • Sure looks like thrush to me. This can be very painful. Do you have any other candida symptoms? Please check out this website and take their questionaire: www.wholeapproach.com. It is very helpful. A home remedy for this is to take a capsule of a good probiotic (acidopholus plus other strains) and place this directly on your tongue. Let it sit there as long as you can stand it, then swallow. Also fresh unflavored yogurt can help, and if you combine the two it is best. Mix the capsule in yogurt and coat your tongue. A product called Threelac is really brilliant for this too, but is pretty expensive. You can google it for more info.Hope this helps.Doctor of Oriental Medicine
    acuann 3080 Replies
    • January 2, 2007
    • 11:02 PM
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  • Yeah but I have had this on my tongue for many years. My son has never had thrush I also have no other symptoms of thrush...
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 3, 2007
    • 00:56 AM
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  • Thrush can be a sign of candida overload, whose symptoms are extremely varied. This symptoms can be found on that website I mentioned.www.wholeapproach.com. It's true that thrush is usually not a chronic condition, but it still may be your problem. A geographic tongue usually is more changeable and kind of "peeled" looking. I am an acupuncturist and do tongue diagnosis. I would diagnose your tongue as showing damp/phlegm heat accumulation and would question if you have the following symptoms:1. digestion troubles? Diarrhea or constipation?2. History of Urinary Tract infections? Yeast infections?3. Sugar cravings?4. Hormonal troubles and/or difficult menstruation? Ovarian cysts or PCOS?5. Weight gain? Lastly it doesn't matter if your son didn't have thrush. You can get it just from candida overgrowth and hormonal imbalance. I know I had this when I was pregnant with my second child. I still feel the probiotic treatment I suggested would be worth a try - it is relatively inexpensive and easy to do. Hope this helps and good luck!Doctor of Oriental Medicine
    acuann 3080 Replies
    • January 3, 2007
    • 01:33 AM
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  • My tongue looks the same as yours and after visiting both the doctor and the dentist I have got no relief.I have tried mouthwashes & antibiotics with no sucess.Also been tested for anemia which was fine.If you do have news about your tongue please let me know. jda3uk@yahoo.co.uk
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 6, 2007
    • 11:38 AM
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  • Nystatin for over 3 months. Thrush is hard to get rid of, I have it in my esophagus and if your nutrition is messed up also it will not help.You also need to scrape it off and then put the mouthwash for thrush on it and take the tablets and go on a yeast free diet. When your body is immunosuppressed, you take steroids, or antiobiotics.Pickled stuff, fermented drinks beer and wine, bread, and sugar are what you avoidIt will take a while. and it comes back. You will get these cracks in the corners of your mouth that is called cheatling which is a sign you have it.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 7, 2007
    • 08:20 AM
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