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oral thrus in the cheeks??
May 2, 2001

Dear Doc,

When we say ORAL THRUSH IN THE CHEEKS... what does it looks like..?? Is it look like a linea alba or lichen planus..?? cause I had a white nerve likes in both of my cheeks which produces white creamy paste. Plus white tiny hairy coating on all top on my tongue and my gums became tender and thinner because of this white creamy paste that sticks to my gums every morning and after brushing my teeth with Colgate Total.

Hope for your kind reply the soonest. Thank you. John

Response from Dr. Boyle

Oral candidiasis (thrush) can have many appearances, but the most common is whitish plaques that may look like the "white creamy paste" that you are describing. I'd have your doctor have a look at it and provide treatment if it is thrush.

Fusion inhibitors
is thrush infectious to other?

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