The word thrush can mean more than one thing: Thrush (bird), common name of the bird family Turdidae Candidiasis, fungal infection commonly known as thrush or yeast infection, affecting the mouth or vagina Thrush Aircraft, US aircraft manufacturer THRUSH, fictional criminal organization in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Informally, a "thrush" can be a term for a female singer. A synonym would be chanteuse. See also, Shrike-thrush, Waterthrush, birds with thrush in the name, but unrelated to the ...
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Signs and symptoms
... Oral thrush usually produces creamy white lesions on your tongue and inner cheeks and sometimes on the roof of your mouth, gums and tonsils. The lesions, which resemble cottage cheese, can be painful ...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... Microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria and fungi are everywhere, including in and on your own body. In general, the relationship between you and the microorganisms in your body is mutually beneficia...
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Risk factors
... Anyone can develop oral thrush, but the infection is especially common in infants and toddlers whose immune systems aren''t fully developed. In addition, babies can pass the infection to their mothers...
Source: MayoClinic

Screening and diagnosis
... If you or your baby develops painful white lesions inside the mouth, see your doctor or dentist. Oral thrush can usually be diagnosed simply by looking at the lesions, but sometimes a small sample is ...
Source: MayoClinic

   

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