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Oral Thrush – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Thrush, also called oral candidiasis, oropharyngeal candidiasis or moniliasis, is a type of mouth infection caused by an overgrowth of the Candida fungus, commonly known as yeast. It can affect the corners of the mouth, insides of cheeks, palate, tongue and throat. Thrush most often occurs in individuals with compromised immune systems, such as patients with HIV/AIDS or cancer, those with uncontrolled diabetes and in children under the age of six months. Risk Factors and […]