ORAL MEDICINE : How to treat oral thrush in newborns

What are commonly known as yeast infections are caused by various species of a yeast-like fungus called Candida. 

Yeast organisms are part of the germs (including bacteria) that are normally found on various parts of the body and which ordinarily cause no symptoms. 

oral-thrush

Thrush is a common infection in the mouth of babies, on rashes (especially nappy/diaper rashes and rashes in moist places such as under the chin of a dribbling baby), on the nipples of breast feeding mothers and in the vagina of women. It can be very irritating but it is treatable. 


 
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