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Thrush (Oral Candidiasis)
Thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by the Candida fungus. Symptoms of thrush include pain or difficulty swallowing, a feeling that food gets stuck in the throat, and fever.
Oral Thrush in Children
Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of a type of fungus called Candida. Oral thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth and throat. Oral thrush and yeast infections are treated orally or topically with an antifungal antibiotic called nystatin.
Is Thrush Contagious?
Thrush is a fungal infection caused by Candida albicans. An infant with thrush can infect his/her mother with thrush during breastfeeding. Treatment typically involves using antifungal lozenges or mouthwash.
Can Thrush Be Spread?
Yeast infections are not always contracted through direct contact; it is possible to pass Candida overgrowth by kissing or oral sex.
Thrush: Symptoms, Treatments, and Prevention
Thrush is a common yeast infection caused by a yeast called Candida.The mouth and throat are one of the most common sites of Candida infections, which lead to oral thrush.
How Do You Get Thrush on Your Tongue?
Thrush is a yeast infection that occurs in the mouths of many people. Learn the signs of thrush, what causes it, how doctors diagnose it, and what you can do to treat it.
Breastfeeding: Common Breastfeeding Challenges
Breastfeeding an infant can cause common challenges both for the mother an infant. Some challenges include sore nipples, low milk supply, oversupply of milk, engorgement, plugged ducts, breast infection, fungal infections, nursing strike, inverted, flat, or very large nipples, breastfeeding a baby with health problems, and breastfeeding in special situations. Tips and helpful information can inform mothers how to manage and handles these challenges while continuing to breastfeed her baby.
How Can I Treat My Baby's Thrush at Home?
What is thrush in babies and is it dangerous? Find out how to recognize when your baby has thrush and how thrush is treated.
What Causes Thrush in Adults?
Thrush is a yeast infection that affects many people. Learn the signs of thrush, what causes thrush, how doctors diagnose thrush, and what you can do to treat thrush.
Problems When Breastfeeding
Breast milk is the best diet for infants. Breastfeeding has several health benefits for the mother and her baby; moreover, it also builds an emotional bonding between them. Experts recommend exclusive breastfeeding until the baby is six months.
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