Thrush is a common infection of the mouth and tongue caused by the
yeast Candida albicans. Thrush appears as white patches that look like cottage cheese or milk curds. When the
patches are wiped away, the surface looks red and raw and may bleed.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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