Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Mpho | 2007/03/04

Q.

Oral Thrush

My two months old has white spots on the chicks and the tongue and it was diagnosed as Oral Thrush. Mycostatin was prescribed, I used it for a week and the white coat on the tongue dissapeared but the chichs and the lips are still white. My son do not have problems eating though. I went back to the pharmacy and ask them to give me something else, they gave me Nycostacid which am using and Iam not seeing any changes so far. What could be the problem?. i even changed all the teats and the dummies . I am not breast feeding him and I make sure the bottles are clean and I change the teats more often.Please help.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

When an infant has thrush that appears to be resistant to treatment it is important to test the immune status of the infant. I would like you to have this done. By the way The Mycostatin and the Nycotacid are the same kind of medicine.

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Posted by: Jordon | 2007/03/05

Hi tehre,

I was given Dactarin which worked within 2 days.

I swear by teh stuff! Hope this helps

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