Candida yeast is present in a human body just like the many other bacteria but its overgrowth leads to infections in different parts of the body. Oral thrush is a result of Candida infection. It is a product of weak immune system and wrecked lifestyle habits that feeds of Candida allowing it to multiply and thus leading to the infection.
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Oral Yeast Infection (Thrush)
Candida is usually present in the
mouth, digestive tract, and skin but with unhealthy
habits, genetic tendency, stress, toxic overload or
intakes of antibiotics which cause imbalance of
microorganisms the number of Candida out grows leading
to infections that affect the mouth, digestive system
and skin in the damp areas of the body.
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Thrush is a kind of Candida infection which can develop suddenly but becomes persistent. It is very essential to work upon the thrush symptoms soon enough to kill them before they start penetrating below the throat to esophagus. In the body of human with weak defense system for the likes of patients of cancer or HIV thrush also spreads to the lung, liver and skin.
The symptoms of thrush includes the occurrence of creamy white, slightly raised lesions in your mouth-usually on your tongue or inner cheeks-but also sometimes on the roof of your mouth, gums, tonsils, or back of your throat. The gash appears like "cottage cheese" and often gives trouble while brushing teeth making it a painful process. Thrush symptoms also include painful swallowing of food, a feeling that food is stuck in the throat and if the infections have spread it leads to fever.
develops among adult and infants alike as it makes its
ay easily to a weak immune system but the symptoms are
different for each of them. White "cottage cheese" like
patches in the mouth which discharge blood when tried to
be wiped out, sore tongue and dying appetite among
infants are alarming to a Candida population hitting all
In adults at the start of the thrush
one may feel a burning sensation in the mouth and
throat. The patches in the mouth can be red, raw and
painful and may even bleed. For the symptoms of
thrush in a breast-
feeding mother she may experience a severe burning pain
in the nipples during and after breast-feeding. Her baby
(who spreads thrush to the mother's nipples) may not
have any symptoms.
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Thrush itself is not a dangerous condition but if the thrush symptoms are left ignored and unattended it may call for attention only after things are way too out of control. The connection between diet and the health of the immune system is very strong. The holistic approach to treating thrush is therefore always recommended as it works with natural remedies, which heal the human body as a whole organism.