Without treatment, oral thrush can spread elsewhere, to other parts of the body.
Thankfully, the “common” condition can be “easily treated” with a mouth gel bought from a pharmacy.
To help prevent another episode of oral thrush, “rinse your mouth after eating or taking medicine”, the national health service recommends.
It’s also helpful not to wear dentures at night, not to smoke, and to see your dentist if your dentures do not fit comfortably inside your mouth.
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