Thrush

What causes thrush?

An overgrowth of the Candida fungus in your mouth or throat is what causes thrush.

Thrush in infants is relatively common and is only a concern if it causes poor feeding or is associated with weight loss or other symptoms of systemic illness. Consult your doctor if thrush in your infant lasts more than a couple of weeks.

Reviewed on 4/17/2013

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