Thrush and Other Yeast Infections in Children Related Diseases & Conditions

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  • Rash The word "rash" means an outbreak of red bumps on the body. The way people use this term, "a rash" can refer to many different...learn more »
  • Thrush (Oral Candidiasis) Thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by the candida fungus. Symptoms of Thrush include pain or difficulty swallowing, a...learn more »
  • Itching (Pruritus) Itching can be a common problem. Itches can be localized or generalized. There are many causes of itching to include: infection...learn more »
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    Itching (Pruritus) Article
    • Itch facts
    • What is an itch?
    • What are associated symptoms and signs of itching (pruritus)?
    • What causes itching?
    • How is the cause of itching diagnosed?
    • Should people scratch the itch?
    • What are topical itch treatments? Are there any home remedies for itching?
    • What are oral itch treatments?
    • Can itching be prevented?
    • When should the doctor be consulted for itching (pruritus)?
    • What are possible complications of itching?
    • What is the prognosis (outlook) for itching?
  • Dry Mouth (Xerostomia) Dry mouth is a common side effect of many prescription and non-prescription drugs and certain medical conditions. Symptoms of dry...learn more »
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    Dry Mouth (Xerostomia) Article
    • What is dry mouth?
    • How common is dry mouth?
    • What are the benefits of saliva?
    • What causes dry mouth?
    • What are the signs and symptoms of dry mouth?
    • How do health-care professionals diagnose dry mouth?
    • What is the treatment for dry mouth?
    • Is it possible to prevent dry mouth?
    • What is the prognosis of dry mouth?
  • Tongue Problems There are a variety of diseases and conditions that can cause tongue problems, discoloration, and soreness. Though most tongue...learn more »
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    Tongue Problems Article
    • Tongue basics
    • What are common tongue problems?
    • What causes tongue problems?
    • What are the risk factors for tongue problems?
    • White tongue
    • Red tongue
    • Black tongue
    • Increased size or swelling
    • Growths
    • Abnormalities of the tongue surface
    • Pain
    • Taste
    • Tongue movement
    • What are common tongue problems in infants and children?
    • What are common tongue problems in pregnancy?
    • How are tongue problems diagnosed?
    • Are there home remedies for tongue problems?
    • What are the treatments for tongue problems?
    • Can tongue problems be prevented?
    • What is the prognosis for tongue problems?
  • Is a Yeast Infection Contagious? Yeast are a fungi that has many types. A type of yeast that can cause infection in humans is called Candida. Candida can infect...learn more »
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    Is a Yeast Infection Contagious? Article
    • What are yeast?
    • Is a yeast infection contagious?
    • How do I know if I have a yeast infection?
    • How will I know if I am cured of a yeast infection?
    • When should I seek medical care for yeast infection?
  • Breastfeeding (and Formula Feeding) It's important to know whether you will breastfeed or bottle-feed your baby prior to delivery, as the breasts' ability to produce...learn more »
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    Breastfeeding (and Formula Feeding) Article
    • Breastfeeding facts
    • When should we decide about breastfeeding?
    • Why is the choice so important?
    • What are the advantages and disadvantages of breastfeeding?
    • What are the advantages and disadvantages of formula feeding?
    • Can we use both forms of feedings for our baby?
    • Is there any special preparation required for breastfeeding?
    • When can breastfeeding begin?
    • What is the proper technique for breastfeeding?
    • When should breast pumps be used?
    • Should certain foods be avoided while breastfeeding?
    • Clogged milk ducts
    • Sore nipples
    • When should one seek medical care for problems with breastfeeding?
    • Can supplements or medications increase a low milk supply?
    • Is it possible to breastfeed while pregnant?
    • Is smoking harmful when breastfeeding?
    • Do breast implants, surgeries, or reductions affect breastfeeding?
    • How should one wean a baby from breastfeeding?
  • Diaper Rash A diaper rash is a skin irritation that develops in the diaper-covered region. Most diaper rashes are caused by bacterial or...learn more »
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    Diaper Rash Article
    • Diaper rash facts
    • What is diaper rash?
    • Is diaper rash a sign of neglectful care?
    • What causes diaper rash?
    • What treatments are recommended for diaper rash?
    • How about not using disposable diapers?
    • How should an allergic rash be treated?
    • How about using cortisone cream?
    • How about using Neosporin?
  • Is Thrush Contagious? Thrush is a fungal infection caused by Candida albicans. An infant with thrush can infect his/her mother with thrush during...learn more »
    In This Article
    Is Thrush Contagious? Article
    • What is thrush?
    • Is thrush contagious?
    • How will I know if I have thrush?
    • How is thrush spread?
    • When will I know if I am cured of thrush?
    • When should I contact a medical caregiver about thrush?
  • Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes is an auto-immune disease with no known cause at this time. Symptoms of type 1 diabetes are frequent urination,...learn more »
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    Type 1 Diabetes Article
    • Type 1 diabetes facts
    • What is type 1 diabetes?
    • What is the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes?
    • What causes type 1 diabetes?
    • What are the symptoms of type 1 diabetes?
    • What are the risk factors for type 1 diabetes?
    • How is type 1 diabetes diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for type 1 diabetes?
    • What role does insulin play in type 1 diabetes?
    • Is there a type 1 diabetes diet?
    • What about exercise and type 1 diabetes?
    • What if I have type 1 diabetes and become pregnant?
    • What are the complications of type 1 diabetes?
    • Can type 1 diabetes be prevented?
    • What is the life-expectancy for someone with type 1 diabetes?