Nov 10, 1999
If a person had a mild to moderate case of thrush, wouldn't you expect the infection to get progressively worse without treatment? And would the infection present itself off and on instead of on a daily basis?
Thanks for your response.
Response from Dr. Reznik
The answer to this question depends on a number of variables, but generally speaking, if the underlying condition which has played a part in a person developing thrush has not changed, then I would not expect the thrush to clear without antifungal treatment, nor would I suspect that it would progressively get worse. The presentation may differ during the course of this infection, but again I would not suspect it to "turn off and on".
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