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I bet this has been asked before, I'm in no mood to look tho.. oral thrush, help!

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fastasleep Mon 25-Jul-05 08:59:02

Just spent an age trying to get through to the doctors and I'm F&%*&£$^ off, half the time they don't even bother to answer the phone at all! So no appointment for me and F£(*$(£ same day appointments only and f(£**&^£ only being allowed to call at 8:30 and f£&$&£ them all the F£$*£&$£ers (hormones!)

Anyway, I think DS has oral thrush, or something... On Thursday I noticed tiny white sores on his tongue, which have faded now but he's got a massive white sore in the corner of his mouth and about three tiny white pimple things under his bottom lip, he's hard to feed beacuase it hurts! Is there anything I can get non prescription to help him out?

noddyholder Mon 25-Jul-05 09:02:26

There are mouth drops for this that smell like marzipan and babies don't mind taking them Works really quick too My ds had this and it sounds the same They may be available over the counter Ring your pharmacist

fastasleep Mon 25-Jul-05 09:03:05

Thanks, I think I'll just send DH... I'm glad there's some hope lol

eidsvold Mon 25-Jul-05 12:15:33

the drops are called nystatin - dd2 had them when she was not very old for oral thrush. Are you feeding ie breastfeeding??? if so you can use the daktarin gel on your nipples to stop you getting it too. it looked a little cottage cheesy like sitting on her tongue. OTher thing you could use is daktarin oral gel - teaspoonful - available over the counter.

fastasleep Tue 26-Jul-05 11:52:12

I went to a drop-in clinic who told me it was a cold sore! Which I'm convinced is cr*p because he has white sores on his tongue and around his bottom lip and then he has one big huge sore bit in the corner of his mouth... so I ignored them and got him some daktarin gel, glad I did now because DH seems to have managed to get it from kissing him lol!

He's not feeding, he just got it from snogging too many people at playgroup... something bad was bound to come of it..

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