- Common Ailments Service
- Oral thrush
Oral thrush a harmless condition, common in babies and people with dentures. It can be easily treated with medicine, read on to find out more about the right treatment option for you...
What is oral thrush?
Other symptoms in adults are:
- cracks at the corners of the mouth
- not tasting things properly
- an unpleasant taste in the mouth
- pain inside the mouth (for example, a sore tongue or sore gums)
- difficulty eating and drinking
Oral thrush in adults is not contagious and is easily treatable with a mouth gel bought from Mayberry Pharmacy. The treatment usually lasts at least 7 days. You can ask your pharmacist for advice using our free telephone consultation service. If you leave oral thrush untreated, the infection can spread to other parts of the body.
Other symptoms in babies are:
- they do not want to feed
- nappy rash
Babies can pass oral thrush on through breastfeeding, causing nipple thrush in mothers.
If you are suffering from oral thrush, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by booking a telephone consultation with one of our experienced pharmacists for advice and support.