This thrives in dark, warm, moist places like your mouth, the folds of your skin, and your crotch. It causes a rash of dry, itchy, swollen skin. In your mouth, it could grow too much and cause patches of itchy white bumps on your tongue, throat, or inside your cheeks. You may hear your doctor call that “thrush.” It can be treated with antifungal drugs.
In adults this condition is rare. When it does occur, it's usually associated with immunocompromise from: AIDs, chemotherapy, uncontrolled diabetes, or improper use of inhaled steroids.