Thrush is infection of the mouth caused by a yeast named Candida. Raised, white lesions on the tongue and a cottage cheese-like appearance on the inner cheek are signs of thrush. Thrush is treated with antifungal medicines. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how thrush is contracted, who is at risk, symptoms, treatment, and much more.
Do You Have Thrush? If So, Here Are Some Reasons Why
You can get thrush if you have too much yeast in your body. You can also get it if you have poor oral hygiene.
An Overview of Dry Mouth
Dry mouth can be caused by a number of conditions - and can lead to serious dental problems. WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of dry mouth.
Skin Conditions Related to HIV/AIDS
Because HIV/AIDS weakens the immune system, people with the virus are more likely to develop certain skin conditions. Learn more.
Oral Health and Leukoplakia
Leukoplakia, or white and gray patches inside the mouth, may be caused by irritation. Or, the condition may be a sign of oral cancer. Learn more from WebMD about how leukoplakia is treated.