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Thrush: Overview, Causes

Thrush: Overview, Causes

Definition Thrush is a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining of the mouth and tongue. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Thrush is caused by forms of a fungus called Candida. A small amount of this fungus lives in your … Read more

Thrush: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Thrush appears as whitish, velvety lesions in the mouth and on the tongue. Underneath the whitish material, there is red tissue that may bleed easily. The lesions can slowly increase in number and size. Diagnosis & Tests … Read more

Thrush: Treatment

Treatment For thrush in infants, treatment is often NOT necessary. It generally gets better on its own within 2 weeks. If you develop a mild case of thrush after taking antibiotics, eating yogurt or taking over-the-counter acidophilus capsules can help. … Read more