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Picture of Baby Yeast Infections

Picture of Baby Yeast Infections

Thrush is a yeast infection that causes white patches in the mouth and on the tongue. Thrush is most common in babies and older adults, but it can occur at any age.

In babies, it is easy to mistake thrush for milk or formula. It looks like cottage cheese or milk curds. Don't try to wipe away these patches, because you can make them red and sore. Some babies with thrush can be cranky and do not want to eat.

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Text: "Thrush - Topic Overview", WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise