Oral Thrush and Your Child Oral thrush is a type of fungal infection that commonly effects small children and infants. It is also seen in adults, especially those who's immune system is not functioning properly
Oral Thrush Oral thrush is an infection of yeast fungus, Candida albicans, in the mucous membranes of the mouth. Strictly speaking, thrush is only a temporary Candida-infection in the oral cavity of babies.
Thrush Thrush is the common name given to infection of the mouth and throat with the yeast Candida albicans (oral candidiasis). It is very common, and usually is a diagnosis of infants in the newborn period.