Thrush: Thrush is a fungal infection which is caused by a fungus from the Candida species. It usually affects the mucus membranes of the mouth and vagina. Occasionally the infection can spread throughout the body and cause severe illness.
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Symptoms of Thrush
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Treatments for Thrush
- Topical antifungal therapy
- Systemic antifungal therapy for extensive involvement, infections not responding to topical therapy, or recurrent infections
- Predisposing factors should be sought and addressed - obesity, diabetes, antibiotics, immunosuppressive agents including steroids, neutropenia and immunodeficiency.
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