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Thrush: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Thrush is available below.

Symptoms of Thrush

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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