Thrush is a yeast infection that causes white patches in the mouth and on the tongue. The patches look like cottage cheese. In a baby, thrush may also cause diaper rash.
Your doctor can prescribe medicine that will clear it up.
Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerThomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
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