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What are the symptoms of yeast infections in babies?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
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In brief: Red, blotchy rash

First off babies only get yeast on the outside, not inside like women do.
Yeast, in babies, causes a beefy red blotchy rash in the diaper area. It's usually brighter red and worse than a regular diaper rash.

In brief: Red, blotchy rash

First off babies only get yeast on the outside, not inside like women do.
Yeast, in babies, causes a beefy red blotchy rash in the diaper area. It's usually brighter red and worse than a regular diaper rash.
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Dr. Ruben Nazario
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: White patches & rash

Babies commonly can have two types of yeast infections: thrush and diaper dermatitis.
Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth, and appears as white patches with a red base on the tongue and mouth. These can make it uncomfortable for your baby to feed. Diaper dermatitis is a bright red and scaly rash in round your baby's groin. Both infections are caused by a yeast or fungus called candida.

In brief: White patches & rash

Babies commonly can have two types of yeast infections: thrush and diaper dermatitis.
Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth, and appears as white patches with a red base on the tongue and mouth. These can make it uncomfortable for your baby to feed. Diaper dermatitis is a bright red and scaly rash in round your baby's groin. Both infections are caused by a yeast or fungus called candida.
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