Poor health, diabetes mellitus
, taking steroid medications
, chemotherapy can all make a person prone for
oral thrush .Your doctor may prescribe an antifungal mouthwash nystatin which is to be used for 5 - 10 days. If they don't work, oral medication may be prescribed. If the infection has spread throughout your body or you have HIV/AIDS, stronger medications, such as fluconazole and itraconazole may be needed.