ORAL  THRUSH

Q&A

BY DR. GARIMA VERMA

Everything you need to know about Oral Thrush will be found out by you here...

WHAT IS ORAL THRUSH

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Oral Thrush or candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by candida albicans.

(ICD-10-CM-B37.0)

HOW TO CHECK ORAL THRUSH

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1. White patches inside the mouth 2. Inflamed areas which can bleed on removal of patch 3. An unpleasant taste in the mouth 4. Cracking and redness at the corners of mouth

how to treat ORAL THRUSH

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- No need for medication if not severe - Doctor might give anti fungals - Diaper rashes to be managed if that are also seen

(ICD-10-CM-B37.0)

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HOW TO PREVENT ORAL THRUSH

HOME REMEDIES

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In case the disease is not severe you can try home remedies BUT if the disease is severe please visit your doctor immediately

This STORY provides general information about Oral Thrush.  The opinion and content on this STORY is only for conversational purposes and should not be interpreted as medical or dental advice pertaining to any particular individual.