Friday, June 27, 2008

What is Oral Thrush?

Oral Thrush is actually an infection of yeast fungus that occur inside the mouth, normally on the surface of the tongue or inside the cheeks.

Symptoms of Oral Thrush:

  • White or Cream colored Spots, sometimes yellow.

  • Normally mouth is covered with blisters look alike spots.

  • Painful when swallowing food

  • Bad breath.

  • Burning sensation in their throat or mouth.

Oral thrush can happen on anybody but it occurs the most often in babies, toddler and older adults. Oral thrush is a painful experience, the lesions may also bleed when they brush their teeth and sometimes the thrush may just spread to other parts like their throat.