Doctors prescribe antifungal medications to a cure yeast infection in the mouth, a condition commonly known as oral thrush, according to WebMD. This condition may indicate other diseases, so patients may also need to see... More »

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A mouth infection, or dental abscess, causes such symptoms as pain, swelling and sensitivity, according to Mayo Clinic. A sudden cessation of pain follows the rupture of a dental abscess. More »

Different treatments a dentist uses to treat mouth infections include incision, a root canal, pulling teeth or antibiotics, states Mayo Clinic. Other antifungal medications help in treating oral thrush, states WebMD. More »

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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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One way to cure thrush in the mouth of an infant is to have the doctor prescribe antifungal medications, according to Mayo Clinic. Both mother and baby may require treatment if the mother is breastfeeding. More »

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Thrush is caused by the candida fungus, which is more commonly known as yeast, according to WebMD. Although thrush is most common in babies and toddlers, adults can also be affected by thrush. Older adults and those with... More »

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An oral yeast infection is the condition in which there is an excessive amount of fungus in the mouth, explains Healthline. Also known as oral thrush, it is caused by an infection preventing the immune system from mainta... More »

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