Oral Thrush Topic Guide

Thrush Thrush: Oral thrush is an infection of the tongue, inner cheek, lip, or gums. Thrush is caused by an overgrowth of the yeast Candida albicans. Symptoms and signs include a thick white coating of the tongue, inner cheeks, lip, or gums. Oral thrush may be treated with nystatin, gentian violet, or fluconazole.




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