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.
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.
Oral Lichen Planus: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments
Oral lichen planus is a chronic disease that causes painful patches inside the mouth. WebMD explains other symptoms, causes, and treatment.
What is Candidiasis?
Yeast infections can affect your mouth, genitals, and even your blood. Here are the symptoms and treatments.