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Oral candidiasis

Oral candidiasis: Introduction

Oral candidiasis: An infection with the fungus candida which occurs in the mouth. See detailed information below for a list of 30 causes of Oral candidiasis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Oral candidiasis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Oral candidiasis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Oral candidiasis

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Oral candidiasis: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Oral candidiasis, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Oral candidiasis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Oral candidiasis may include:

  • Watchful waiting - some cases are mild and self-limiting and may require no treatment; check with your doctor.
  • Natural yoghurt - to rebalance levels of "good" bacteria.
  • Acidophilus - to increase "good" bacterial levels.
  • Warm salt-water mouth rinses - mainly to ease discomfort.
  • Antifungal treatments
  • Nystatin
  • Fluconazole
  • more treatments...»

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Oral candidiasis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Oral candidiasis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Oral candidiasis

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Oral candidiasis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Oral candidiasis

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Oral candidiasis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Oral candidiasis

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Oral candidiasis: Related Rare Diseases

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Oral candidiasis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Oral candidiasis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Oral candidiasis as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Oral candidiasis

Candidiasis of the mouth and throat, also known as a "thrush" or oropharyngeal candidiasis ... (Source: excerpt from Oropharyngeal Candidiasis: DBMD)

Definitions of Oral candidiasis:

Infection of the mucous membranes of the mouth by a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Oral candidiasis

The list below shows some of the causes of Oral candidiasis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Oral candidiasis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Oral candidiasis. Of the 30 causes of Oral candidiasis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 27 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Oral candidiasis:

The following list of conditions have 'Oral candidiasis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Oral candidiasis:

The following list of medical conditions have Oral candidiasis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.



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Causes of Oral candidiasis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Oral candidiasis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Oral candidiasis:

    Thrush, oral
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Oral candidiasis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Oral candidiasis:

    Mouth infections (28 causes), Candida (26 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Fungal symptoms (22 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

    Symptoms related to Oral candidiasis:

    Mouth rash (15 causes), Mouth whiteness, Thrush (8 causes), Corticosteroid medication in asthmatics, Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Oral thrush (10 causes), Feeding bottle, HIV infection, Chemotherapy, Denture users, Smokers, Pregnancy (699 causes), Oral contraceptive pills

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Oral candidiasis

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