Oral thrush (Whitish Tounge) Is it Sign of a Serious Problem

So today we are going to talk about oral thrush oral thrush the whitish colored tongue, which you see many times.

Do you Know what is thrush ?

Oral thrush is basically a yeast infection of the tongue and the lining of the mouth now you need to know why it is called how it looks and what are the symptoms what are the tests to be done and the treatment as well so don't go anywhere.

Let's start see oral thrush or certain germs basically you need to understand that certain germs normally live in the body inside a body including some bacteria some fungi and while most of these jumps are harmless some of them can cause infections under certain conditions.

Oral thrush occurs in both children's and adults and this occurs when conditions permit that there is too much growth of this normally occurring fungi called Candida in the mouth.

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Causes of Oral Thrush

Candida in the mountain and a small amount of this fungus normally lives in your mouth.
  • Yes it is most often kept in check by your immune system and other germs that are also already living in your mouth.
  • So when your immune system is weak or when normal bacteria die in the mouth or if too much of the fungi is there.
  • So in that case - too much of these fungi can grow so you are most likely to get trash.And chances to develop it.
  • When you are in poor health when you are getting very old when or young babies are also more likely to develop.
  • If you have any kind of immunocompromised infection like hiv/aids.
  • If you are receiving a chemotherapy or drugs which weaken the immune system.
  • If you are taking steroid medications sometimes inhaling steroids like for asthma or COPD respiratory diseases also.
  • You can lead to Candida an overt oral thrush you can have if you have diabetes also.
  • You and your blood sugar is very high then when your blood sugar is very high then some of these extra sugar is found in your saliva and that can act as food for Candida.
  • It grows very fast then if you are taking antibiotics antibiotics kill the some of the healthy bacteria and these healthy bacteria are those which actually prevent the Candida's from growing too much.

So what happens there candidas can grow there and even if your dentures do not fit well you have a high chances of candy.

This thrush candy does can also cause yeast infection in other areas like the vagina and thrush in newborn is somewhat common and easy to treat very easy.

Symptoms of Oral Thrush

If you have rush you will have a white velvety sores in the mouth and on the tongue and some bleeding happen.

When you brush your teeth or while  swallowing.

Not always but pain can happen.

when you go to dr. or a dentist you can take an easily diagnosed with rush by just looking at your tongue and because the sores are very easy to recognize now.

Diagnostic test for Oral Thrush

To confirm the thrush your doctor can take a small sample of the mouth swap.

So i gently scrapping it and this mouth can be examined by using a microscope.

This mouth scrapping can be in severe cases thrush can actually grow deep inside your food pipe as well.

It may be so fiercely so figures is the tube that connects your mouth to the stomach and this when this Fockers.

Then your doctor will take a throat culture to see what germs are causing your wound.

And the examine or examination of your esophagus and stomach can also be done with a flexible light scope endoscope with a camera on the end.

Treatment of Oral Thrush

How to get rid of this how to treat it if you are getting a mild thrush after taking antibiotics then you can just eat yogurt or take over the firm over the counter ask you to fill this dye as you don't feel spills the probiotics.

This can help restore the healthy balance of germs in your mouth for a more severe case of stress your doctor can give you antifungal mouthwash like

Miss Staten ms-13 it will have antifungal and other drugs or like clotrimazole.

Then antifungal medicines can also be taken as a pill or syrup and these might be having fluconazole or ĂȘtre pune soul depending upon your doctor's choice.

Now these are prescription medicines only where it only can be taken after advice from a dermatologist or your doctor see oral thrush can be cured very easily.

Complications of Oral Thrush

however your immune system is weak the thrush can come back and cause more serious problems again and again see the possible complications.

If your immune system is very weak the Candida can spread throughout the body and causes serious infections sometimes can go in the brain causing meningitis in the use of  Supacha figures.

It is in the eyes or endo ophthal my test eyes heart joint arthritis and even heart endocarditis can be there.

So if you are having a thrush or thrush like whitish patches on your on your tongue then go to a doctor and if you have pain or especially if you have difficulty in swallowing then you should go to a doctor.

And if you are taking any chemotherapy or any kind of medicine or any disease which have immediate lower the immunity.

Then you should discuss this possibility of thrush with your doctor and to prevent it.

If you're getting thrush very often then your doctor can recommend an antifungal medicine on the regular basis to keep the thrush from coming back.

If you have diabetes you can help prevent the thrush by keeping a good control on your blood sugar levels now this is very important. 


candy does this oral thrush is also called candidiasis. it's a candida infection mouth Candida oral Candida so this is the information which you need and don't forget to share this information and let me know your views in the comments below like give me a big light and I'll see you next time stay connected and stay healthy.

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