a yeast infection, caused by the fungus Candida albicans, of the mouth and throat. It's hallmark is white patches in the mouth. It can also occur in the gastrointestinal tract and vagina, and causes some types of diaper rash in infants.
A foul-smelling disease of the hoof, which causes decomposition of the frog and other hoof structures. It is often associated with unsanitary conditions, but a more likely predisposing cause is lack of exercise and neglected foot care.
Infection of the tissues of the frog by micro-organisms. This is seen as a foul smelling black crud or discharge in the commissures and frog. Advanced cases may invade sensitive tissues and cause lameness. a.k.a: Frush (archaic).
Thrush, sometimes called candida albicans, is a common microscopic fungal organism normally present in the mucus membranes of the mouth, intestines and vagina. Under certain circumstances it may become superficially infected, and rarely seriously infected. Also known as Candida.
is an infection that can cause itching around a woman's vulva or a man's penis and can create a discharge. If you think you may have thrush, your doctor or chemist can give you a cream to stop the itching and clear up the infection.
Infection of the body with the yeast Candida albicans. Vaginal thrush occurs when the vagina loses its natural acidity, usually as a result of taking antibiotics or from excess use of soap, which is alkaline. Symptoms include itch, white discharge, and pain on intercourse.
Candida (yeast) infection in the mouth, generally caused by residue from MDI's, particularly steroid inhalers. Use of a spacer device and rinsing immediately after an inhaler dose can help reduce incidence of thrush.
A condition in which Candida albicans, a type of yeast, grows out of control in moist skin areas of the body. It is usually a result of a weakened immune system, but can be a side effect of breast cancer chemotherapy or treatment with antibiotics. Thrush usually affects the mouth (oral thrush); however, rarely, it spreads throughout the entire body. Also called Candidiasis or Candidosis.
An infection of the mouth. In people with diabetes, this infection may be caused by high levels of glucose (sugar) in mouth fluids, which helps the growth of fungus that causes the infection. Patches of whitish-colored skin in the mouth are signs of this disease.
Fungus infection which usually affects the mouth or vagina. White patches appear and the surrounding skin is red and sore. Occurs most often in people with low resistance to infection (eg after chemotherapy) or in areas that have been treated with radiotherapy (eg in the mouth).
A yeast infection that develops in the baby’s mouth and is characterized by white patches on the baby’s tongue, gums, and cheeks inside the mouth. Thrush most commonly results from antibiotics taken by the mother or baby.
sore patches in the mouth caused by the fungus Candida albicans. Thrush is one of the most frequent early symptoms or signs of an immune disorder. The fungus commonly lives in the mouth, but only causes problems when the body's resistance is reduced either by antibiotics that have reduced the number of competitive organisms in the mouth, or by an immune deficiency such as HIV disease.
A fungus or yeast infection of the mouth and throat tha may develop due to chronic use of inhaled corticosteroids. It is usually treated with an anti-fungal agent. Rinsing the mouth after use of an inhaled corticosteroid or using a spacer may reduce the risk of developping thrush.
An infection of the oral mucous membranes caused by the fungus Candida albicans. Oral thrush in adults is usually an indication of an underlying disease as diabetes or a malignancy. Those who regularly inhale steroids in an effort to control asthma are advised to rinse their mouths out afterwards to help prevent oral thrush. Any baby who has a sore throat and shows discomfort during feeding should be examined.
Sore patches in the mouth caused by the fungus Candida albicans. Thrush is one of the most frequent early symptoms or signs of an immune disorder. In the mouth, thrush looks like creamy white patches or small red spots on the tongue, roof of the mouth, gums, or throat. Crusting on the corners of the mouth also is a symptom of thrush. Thrush can make it difficult or painful to swallow and can cause chest pain.