a doctor can tell what is thrush or not.
I am a doctor
I have seen thrush in the mouth.
those white bits are dried mucus or food caught in the tonsilar crypts.
it is not thrush
thrush coats your tongue and throat and can be scraped off by a tongue depressor
and under a microscope looks like yeast and yeast spores.
you need medical training to know this
you don't have thrush on your tonsils
if you want to continue to gargle with salt water twice a day, that is fine.
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