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dd3 has a white tongue.

(9 Posts)
misdee Sun 06-Mar-05 20:37:12

and my nipples itch.

blueteddy Sun 06-Mar-05 20:38:05

Sounds like it could be thrush.

misdee Sun 06-Mar-05 20:38:53

thats what i thought. can i treat over the counter or see gp?

blueteddy Sun 06-Mar-05 20:42:23

You may have to see your GP first.

blueteddy Sun 06-Mar-05 20:45:11

Saying that, you could try the chemist first & see if they can prescribe you something over the counter.

sasa15 Sun 06-Mar-05 20:53:31

I'll go to the GP first...and also few babies have white tongue...like milky...

sometimes...they clean it off....

rickman Sun 06-Mar-05 20:56:45

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lilsmum Sun 06-Mar-05 21:02:41

when my dd had thrush in her mouth it was very thick almost yellowy

eidsvold Sun 06-Mar-05 22:37:57

when dd and I had thrush her tongue was white but it was lumpy like cottage cheese. I did take her to the GP and they gave her some drops. The GP suggested I get some daktarin oral gel and put it on my nipples after each feed to stop reinfection. It really did work quite quickly BUT then I think we had a good dose as she was unsettled and it was tow curling agony to feed her.

hope that helps.

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