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Oral thrushOOral thrushOral thrushEnglishInfectious DiseasesNewborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)MouthMouthConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00ZSheila Jacobson, MBBCh, FRCPC66.00000000000007.00000000000000436.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>A summary of causes, symptoms and treatments of oral thrush, an infection of the mouth most often found in infants during the first year of life.</p><h2>What is oral thrush?</h2> <p>Oral thrush is an infection of the mouth. The infection occurs most often in babies in the first year of life.</p> <h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Oral thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth.</li> <li>The infection occurs most often in babies during the first year of life.</li><li>White lesions that look like cottage cheese may form on the tongue or other parts of the mouth.</li><li>Infected breast-feeding women may have red or sensitive nipples.</li><li>Antifungal gel or drops are used to treat the infection.</li><li>In order to prevent another infection, sterilize baby bottles and thoroughly clean nipples.</li></ul><h2>Signs and symptoms of thrush</h2> <p>The main symptoms of oral thrush are:</p> <ul> <li>white lesions that look like cottage cheese may appear on your baby's tongue (these lesions may appear on the inner cheeks and gums, and sometimes on the roof of the mouth)</li> <li>occasionally pain, fussiness or irritability, and difficulty feeding</li> </ul> <p>Breast-feeding women infected by the baby's mouth during breasfeeding may have:</p> <ul> <li>red, sensitive or itchy nipples</li> <li>flaky or shiny skin on the areola</li> <li>pain during nursing</li> <li>sharp pains deep within the breast</li> </ul> <h2>Causes of thrush</h2> <p>Oral thrush is caused by an overgrowth of yeast. The yeast is called <em>candida albicans</em>. The yeast occurs naturally in the mouth. The infection occurs when there is more yeast in the mouth than normal. </p> <p>Thrush is common in babies. It can be caused by medications like antibiotics or corticosteroids. </p> <h2>Risk factors</h2> <p>Thrush is more likely to develop in:</p> <ul> <li>normal healthy babies</li> <li>babies with weak immune systems</li> <li>babies taking antibiotics or corticosteroids</li> </ul> <h2>Treating thrush</h2> <p>Your child's doctor will physically examine your child. If thrush is diagnosed, the doctor may prescribe <a href="/Article?contentid=202&language=English">antifungal drops</a>. If the mother is breastfeeding, the doctor may prescribe antifungal lotion to apply to your nipples so your baby does not get infected again.</p> <h2>Complications</h2> <p>Oral thrush is rarely a severe problem for healthy babies. Usually it does not hurt or affect feeding. If your child has a weak immune system, thrush can be more serious. In such cases, the infection can spread to the digestive tract, blood, lungs, liver and other body organs.</p> <h2>When to seek medical assistance</h2> <p>Once you notice creamy yellow or white spots on the tongue, gums or lining of the mouth, see the doctor. This is very important if your baby seems unwell or is feeding poorly.</p>
Candidose buccaleCCandidose buccaleOral thrushFrenchInfectious DiseasesNewborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)MouthMouthConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00ZSheila Jacobson, MBBCh, FRCPC66.00000000000007.00000000000000436.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Sommaire des causes, des symptômes et des traitements de cette infection de la bouche qui affecte surtout les nourrissons pendant leur première année de vie.</p><h2>Qu’est-ce que la candidose buccale?</h2> <p>La candidose buccale est une infection de la bouche. Elle affecte surtout les bébés pendant leur première année de vie. </p> <h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>La candidose buccale est une infection à levures de la bouche.</li><li>Elle affecte surtout les bébés pendant leur première année de vie.</li><li>Des lésions blanches semblables à du fromage cottage iou blanc peuvent se former sur la langue ou d’autres parties de la bouche.</li><li>Les femmes qui allaitent infectées pourraient avoir des mamelons rouges ou sensibles.</li><li>On utilise un gel ou des gouttes antifongiques pour traiter l’infection.</li><li>Afin de prévenir une autre infection, stérilisez les biberons du bébé et nettoyez bien vos mamelons.</li></ul><h2>Signes et symptômes de candidose buccale</h2> <p>Les principaux symptômes de candidose buccale sont:</p> <ul> <li>des lésions blanches semblables à du fromage cottage (fromage blanc) peuvent apparaître sur la langue de votre bébé. Ces lésions peuvent être visibles sur la partie intérieure des joues et les gencives, et parfois sur le palais;</li> <li>à l’occasion, de la douleur ou de l’irritabilité, et de la difficulté à s’alimenter.</li> </ul> <p>Les femmes qui allaitent, infectées par la bouche du bébé en le nourrissant, pourraient présenter ce qui suit :</p> <ul> <li>mamelons rouges, sensibles ou irrités;</li> <li>peau squameuse ou luisante sur l’aréole;</li> <li>douleur pendant la tétée;</li> <li>douleur aiguë et profonde dans le sein.</li> </ul><h2>Causes de la candidose buccale</h2> <p>La candidose buccale est causée par la croissance trop importante de levures. La levure porte le nom de <em>Candida albicans</em>. Sa présence dans la bouche est normale. L’infection se produit quand il y a plus de levures dans la bouche que la normale. </p> <p>La candidose buccale est courante chez les bébés. Elle peut être causée par des médicaments tels que les antibiotiques ou les corticostéroïdes. </p> <h2>Facteurs de risque</h2> <p>La candidose buccale a davantage de risques de se développer chez :</p> <ul> <li>les bébés normaux sains;</li> <li>les bébés qui ont un système immunitaire affaibli;</li> <li>les bébés qui prennent des antibiotiques ou des corticostéroïdes.</li> </ul> <h2>Traitement de la candidose buccale</h2> <p>Le médecin procédera à l’examen physique de votre enfant. Si une candidose buccale est diagnostiquée, le médecin prescrira des <a href="/Article?contentid=202&language=French">gouttes antifongiques</a>. Si la mère allaite, le médecin pourrait lui prescrire une lotion antifongique à appliquer sur ses mamelons afin que le bébé ne soit pas infecté de nouveau.</p> <h2>Complications</h2> <p>La candidose buccale est rarement un grave problème pour les bébés sains. Elle ne fait habituellement pas mal et n’a aucune incidence sur les tétées. Si votre enfant a un système immunitaire affaibli, la candidose buccale peut être grave. Dans de tels cas, l’infection peut se répandre pour atteindre le tube digestif, le sang, les poumons, le foie et d’autres organes. </p> <h2>Quand demander une aide médicale</h2> <p>Dès que vous observez des taches jaune crème ou blanches sur la langue, les gencives ou le bord de la bouche, consultez un médecin. Il est très important de le faire si votre bébé semble se sentir mal ou se nourrit mal.</p>
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Oral thrush23.0000000000000Oral thrushOral thrushOEnglishInfectious DiseasesNewborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)MouthMouthConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00ZSheila Jacobson, MBBCh, FRCPC66.00000000000007.00000000000000436.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>A summary of causes, symptoms and treatments of oral thrush, an infection of the mouth most often found in infants during the first year of life.</p><h2>What is oral thrush?</h2> <p>Oral thrush is an infection of the mouth. The infection occurs most often in babies in the first year of life.</p> <h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Oral thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth.</li> <li>The infection occurs most often in babies during the first year of life.</li><li>White lesions that look like cottage cheese may form on the tongue or other parts of the mouth.</li><li>Infected breast-feeding women may have red or sensitive nipples.</li><li>Antifungal gel or drops are used to treat the infection.</li><li>In order to prevent another infection, sterilize baby bottles and thoroughly clean nipples.</li></ul><h2>Signs and symptoms of thrush</h2> <p>The main symptoms of oral thrush are:</p> <ul> <li>white lesions that look like cottage cheese may appear on your baby's tongue (these lesions may appear on the inner cheeks and gums, and sometimes on the roof of the mouth)</li> <li>occasionally pain, fussiness or irritability, and difficulty feeding</li> </ul> <p>Breast-feeding women infected by the baby's mouth during breasfeeding may have:</p> <ul> <li>red, sensitive or itchy nipples</li> <li>flaky or shiny skin on the areola</li> <li>pain during nursing</li> <li>sharp pains deep within the breast</li> </ul> <h2>Causes of thrush</h2> <p>Oral thrush is caused by an overgrowth of yeast. The yeast is called <em>candida albicans</em>. The yeast occurs naturally in the mouth. The infection occurs when there is more yeast in the mouth than normal. </p> <p>Thrush is common in babies. It can be caused by medications like antibiotics or corticosteroids. </p> <h2>Risk factors</h2> <p>Thrush is more likely to develop in:</p> <ul> <li>normal healthy babies</li> <li>babies with weak immune systems</li> <li>babies taking antibiotics or corticosteroids</li> </ul> <h2>Treating thrush</h2> <p>Your child's doctor will physically examine your child. If thrush is diagnosed, the doctor may prescribe <a href="/Article?contentid=202&language=English">antifungal drops</a>. If the mother is breastfeeding, the doctor may prescribe antifungal lotion to apply to your nipples so your baby does not get infected again.</p> <h2>Complications</h2> <p>Oral thrush is rarely a severe problem for healthy babies. Usually it does not hurt or affect feeding. If your child has a weak immune system, thrush can be more serious. In such cases, the infection can spread to the digestive tract, blood, lungs, liver and other body organs.</p> <h2>Preventing thrush</h2> <p>In order to prevent another infection, thoroughly clean nipples, baby bottles and soothers. Another way to prevent oral thrush is to eat certain foods. If your baby is old enough, offer them unsweetened yogurt or acidophilus liquid to help reduce or prevent the infection.</p><h2>When to seek medical assistance</h2> <p>Once you notice creamy yellow or white spots on the tongue, gums or lining of the mouth, see the doctor. This is very important if your baby seems unwell or is feeding poorly.</p> https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/oral_thrush.jpgOral thrush

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