Oral Thrush (Oral Candidiasis)

About- Oral thrush also known as oral candidiasis is an infection in which the fungus Candida albicans accumulates on the lining of the mouth, causes creamy white lesions, usually on the tongue or inner cheeks but it can be spread to the roof of the mouth, gums or tonsils, or the back of the throat, mostly affects babies and older adults.
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Symptoms-
Oral thrush A bad taste in the mouth
Oral thrush A cottony feeling in your mouth
Oral thrush Angular cheilitis
Oral thrush Burning sensation in the mouth
Oral thrush Creamy white lesions on the tongue, inner cheeks, on the roof of the mouth, gums, and tonsils
Oral thrush Difficulty eating
Oral thrush Difficulty swallowing
Oral thrush Irritability
Oral thrush Mouth ulcers
Oral thrush Pain at the site of the bumps
Oral thrush Raised lesions with a cottage cheese-like appearance
Oral thrush Redness, irritation, and pain under dentures (denture stomatitis)
Oral thrush Slight bleeding when the lesions are scraped
 
Causes-
Oral thrush Bacterial infection
Oral thrush Certain medications
Oral thrush Diabetes
Oral thrush Fungal infection
Oral thrush HIV/AIDS
Oral thrush Leukemia 
Oral thrush Vaginal yeast infections
Oral thrush Week immune system

Specialists to visit
General Physician General Physician
General Physician Pediatrician

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicinenet.com

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