Thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by an overgrowth of candida fungus, otherwise known as yeast, according to WebMD. Candida is present in the mouth at all times; thrush occurs when there is an overgrowth due to ... More »

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Oral thrush results from an overgrowth of a species of yeast called Candida albicans, says About Health. Typical causes in adults include untreated diabetes, HIV, chronic dry mouth, ill-fitting dentures and cancer, state... More »

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Images of oral thrush are available at MedicineNet. Oral thrush is caused by a fungal infection that produces white patches and sores in the mouth and throat. More »

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Oral thrush results from an overgrowth of a species of yeast called Candida albicans, says About Health. Typical causes in adults include untreated diabetes, HIV, chronic dry mouth, ill-fitting dentures and cancer, state... More »

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Imbalance of normal bacteria in the mouth that leads to an overgrowth of the Candida fungus, the same fungus that causes vaginal yeast infections, causes oral thrush, according to WebMD. Certain medications, certain medi... More »

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Oral thrush is a condition caused by the overgrowth of the fungus Candida albicans in the lining of the mouth, according to Mayo Clinic. It produces, tender, creamy white lesions on the inner cheeks and tongue and can sp... More »

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Natural treatments for adults who are suffering from oral thrush include drinking cold liquids, eating foods that are easy to swallow, using a straw to drink if painful patches present and rinsing the mouth with saltwate... More »