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Oral Thrush Question - which doctor do i approach

Hi,


I have fungal infection/oral thrush on the extreme end of the tongue.

My question is which doctor do i approach for further investigation and medication. A dental doctor or a skin specialist?


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replied May 15th, 2017
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

You can approach your GP or an oral physician (ENT doctor too). Oral nilstat can be advised. If its extensive then instead of nystatin , fluconazole capsules can be advised. If its recurrent then further testing for immune compromised states should be done.

Wishing you best of health

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