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Oral thrush (mouth thrush) - NHS adult trush


Oral thrush — also called oral candidiasis (kan-dih-DIE-uh-sis) — is a condition in which the fungus Candida albicans accumulates on the lining of your mouth. Oral thrush causes creamy white lesions, usually on your tongue or inner cheeks. Sometimes oral thrush may spread to the.

Oral thrush happens when a yeast infection develops inside your mouth. The same fungus that causes oral thrush can also cause yeast infections in other parts of your body. Oral thrush and other yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of the fungus Candida albicans (C. albicans.

Oral thrush is a non-contagious fungal infection of the mouth. Learn about its symptoms and treatments.

Oral thrush is typically caused by a fungal infection that develops on the mucous membranes of the mouth. Symptoms include creamy or white.

Oral thrush results when Candida albicans overgrows in the mouth and throat. Thrush may be contagious, spreading from a breastfeeding infant to his mother.