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Thrush (Oral Candidiasis)

What causes thrush?

An overgrowth of the Candida fungus in the mouth or throat is what causes thrush.

Thrush in infants is relatively common and is only a concern if it causes poor feeding or is associated with weight loss or other symptoms of systemic illness. Consult a pediatrician if thrush in an infant lasts more than a couple of weeks. Continue Reading

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Reviewed on 1/30/2015