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Dental Journal (Majalah Kedokteran Gigi)

ISSN 1978-3728

Vol. 46 / No. 2 / Published : 2013-06

TOC : 5, and page :75 - 79

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Original Article :

Peroxide alkaline for cleansing the baby bottle nipple to prevent oral thrush relaps

Author :

  1. Maharani Laillyza Apriasari*1
  1. Department of Oral Medicine, Study Program of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Lambung Mangkurat, Banjarmasin- Indonesia

Abstract :

Background: Oral candidiasis is the most prevalent opportunistic infection affecting the oral mucosa. A number of predisposing factors have the capacity to convert Candida from the normal commensal flora to a pathogenic organism. Oral candidiasis is divided into primary and secondary infection. The primary infections are restricted to the oral and perioral sites, where as secondary infections are accompanied by sistemic mucocutaneous manifestation. Oral thrush is one of the candidiasis primary infection. Some presdiposing factors of oral thrush are neonatal, old people, or where oral microflora is disturbed by the treatment with broad spectrum antibiotics. Final diagnosis was gotten by fungal culture examination, although through clinical examination oral thrush can be determined by swabbing the white pseudomembran. Purpose: This case report presents about the importance of using the antiseptic cleanser for baby bottle nipple to prevent oral thrush relaps and shows about peroxide alkaline as the alternatif of antiseptic cleanser for baby bottle nipple that can substitute chlorhexidine gluconat 0.2%. Case: A baby girl, 15 months old, when she was suffering influenza the pediatry gave amoxycillin 125 mg three times a day for ten days. Then the white plaque appeared on her dorsum of tongue. The therapy was Gentian Violet 1% four times a day for ten days was applied on dorsum of the tongue. The patient was suspected to suffer alergy reaction after using nistatin oral suspension four times a day had applied for 1 day. The instruction was doing sterilization for the baby bottle nipple in boiling water. Three days after the baby was cured, the white plaque was appeared on upper n lower lips mucous. Case management: The diagnosis was Oral thrush. The therapy was Gentian violet 1% four times a day for ten days that applied on upper and lower lips mucous. The instruction was doing the sterilization for baby bottle nipple in denture cleanser contain peroxide alkaline for five minutes, then it was washed with antiseptic soap, and soaked it in boiling water. Conclusion:The baby bottle nipple sterilization on the case of Oralthrush can not only by boiling in the water, but it must be keep in the antiseptic solution before boiled in the water. It was for preventing oral thrush relaps.

Keyword :

Baby bottle nipple, denture cleanser, 1% gentian violet , oral thrush, peroxide alkaline,

References :

  1. Greenberg MS, (2008). Burket’s oral medicine . Ontario : BC Decker Inc Hamilton


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