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8 month old with thrush... Please help!

Hi, I think my 8 month old ds has thrush. Yesterday while I was putting my son in his carseat, I  noticed white patches in his mouth on his lip, on  his inner cheeks, and on the back of his throat and of course I freaked out and told my husband to have a look. He said it was probably just milk, so he got a wet cloth and we gently wiped his mouth and it seemed to get better, or at least thats what i thought. Ok, so this morning I checked his mouth and it was worse. Poor thing it looks painful. It looks like cottage cheese patches, thats the only was I can really describe it.I researched it on the net and that's what it seems to be,thrush.These sort of things always happen on the weekend and I have no clue what to do. Do I boil all of his bottles and nipples? What else can I do. He is eating fine and seems to be himself.What is the treatment for an 8 month old with thrush? Please help, I am a worrier,and need some advice ladies. Thank you
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Don't worry, it's just thrush. Milder forms of thrush usually go away on their own. Call his pediatrician on Monday and let them know his symptoms. He will probably call in a prescription for an oral antifungal solution.

It definetly helps to boil all nipples and pacifiers.

Now relax and enjoy your weekend!
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thanks for you response, I know I should relax but thats just me, I worry about everything. i'm boling his nipples and bottles right now. I guess I'll just call on Monday and see what his doctor says thanks again
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