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Are "yeast" and "thrush the same thing?"
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Dr. Ruben Nazario
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes, thrush is an infection of the mouth and tongue caused by candida, a type of fungus.
Yeast are also fungi, but thrush specifically refers to the whitish plaques or lesions that form in a baby's mouth and tongue as a result of overgrowth of the candida fungus.

In brief: Yes
Yes, thrush is an infection of the mouth and tongue caused by candida, a type of fungus.
Yeast are also fungi, but thrush specifically refers to the whitish plaques or lesions that form in a baby's mouth and tongue as a result of overgrowth of the candida fungus.
Dr. Ruben Nazario
Dr. Ruben Nazario
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Dr. Arthur Torre
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Thrush is an infection that is caused by candida which is a yeast.

In brief: No
Thrush is an infection that is caused by candida which is a yeast.
Dr. Arthur Torre
Dr. Arthur Torre
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