Oral Thrush

Thrush is a common fungal infection that can affect the mouth and throat, causing symptoms like white patches, soreness, and difficulty swallowing. It can cause discomfort and pain, but with proper treatment, it can be easily cured.

mouth showing oral thrush on tongue

What are the symptoms of oral thrush?

Oral thrush is a common fungal infection that can cause white patches on the tongue, inner cheeks, and throat. Symptoms may include soreness, redness, and difficulty swallowing.

What causes oral thrush?

Oral thrush is a common fungal infection caused by an overgrowth of fungus in the mouth. There are a variety of reasons why this can happen including a weakened immune system, poor oral hygiene, medication use (such as antibiotics or steroids), smoking, or other medical conditions, like diabetes.

Who can get oral thrush?

Oral thrush, a common fungal infection in the mouth, can affect anyone - from infants to adults.

How to treat oral thrush?

Oral thrush can be easily treated with a mouth gel from our pharmacy. Suitable for adults, children, and babies over 4 months old. Don't ignore oral thrush as it can spread if left untreated. Taking care of your oral health can help prevent oral thrush, get advice from our pharmacy team. 

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