10 ways to overcome oral thrush

Yogurt, coconut oil, salt water, baking soda are simple ingredients, easy to find which help you treat oral thrush.

According to Reader’s Digest, oral thrush is an infection caused by yeast-shaped fungus called Candida albicans with white patches in the mouth, causing pain and bad breath. Dr. Taz Bhatia said that oral thrush is usually caused by an increase in the amount of sugar in the mouth or a change in pH level. Therefore, infection prevention is necessary to limit pathogenic bacteria.

According to Carrie Brown, a pediatrician at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, said beneficial bacteria in yeast and yogurt help balance beneficial bacteria in the mouth, and prevent oral thrush.

When brushing your teeth, you should combine tongue cleaning and rinsing with antiseptic mouthwash to remove white spots.

Mouthwash with salt water to prevent yeast infections and clean the tongue.

It is recommended to reduce sugar in your diet every day if you have tongue rashes and you are now breast-feeding.

Use a solution made from two tablespoons of baking soda and a cup of water to cure thrush. According to Dr. Brown, baking soda is only for adults because it can alter electrolyte balance in children, which is not good for health.

A 2007 study found that coconut oil can kill some harmful bacteria in the mouth. You should rinse your mouth with coconut oil.

Tea tree oil can be used as an antiseptic. Rinse your mouth with a few drops of tea tree oil diluted in the water to help cure the oral thrush quickly, according to Dr. Bhatia.

All the tools delivering into the mouth of babies such as spoons and nipples should be cleaned to reduce the risk of oral thrush. According to Dr. Brown, disinfecting supplies for babies can be done by boiling or washing in hot water.

In some cases, you need to be examined by a doctor and treated with anti-fungal drugs. The drug is applied directly to white spots several times a day as instructed by your doctor.