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Misdiagnosis of Oral thrush

Misdiagnosis of Oral thrush

A diagnosis of oral thrush begins with taking a thorough health history, including symptoms, and performing a physical exam that includes an oral exam. A diagnosis of oral thrush may be overlooked or delayed because symptoms may be mild in some people or may be attributed to other causes, such as canker sores, cold sores, burning the tongue with hot foods or eating spicy foods. Some people with oral thrush may also delay treatment because they fear diagnosis of serious underlying causes, such as diabetes or HIVAIDS....more about Oral thrush »

Alternative diagnoses list for Oral thrush:

For a diagnosis of Oral thrush, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Oral thrush:

Diseases for which Oral thrush may be an alternative diagnosis

The other diseases for which Oral thrush is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Oral thrush: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?

Causes of Oral thrush may include these medical conditions:

Oral thrush: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

Oral thrush: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Oral thrush

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Oral thrush: Rare Types

Rare types of medical disorders and diseases in related medical areas:

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

When checking for a misdiagnosis of Oral thrush or confirming a diagnosis of Oral thrush, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Oral thrush may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Oral thrush. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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