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Does thrush lead to diaper rash?

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Dr. Pamela Lindor
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Thrush is a generally mild infection of the mouth (lips, gums, tongue and inside the cheeks) caused by a yeast.
Babies with thrush will also sometimes develop a yeast type diaper rash as well. Consult your baby's pediatrician to confirm these diagnoses and for treatment.

In brief: Yes

Thrush is a generally mild infection of the mouth (lips, gums, tongue and inside the cheeks) caused by a yeast.
Babies with thrush will also sometimes develop a yeast type diaper rash as well. Consult your baby's pediatrician to confirm these diagnoses and for treatment.
Dr. Pamela Lindor
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

It can spread by touching the diaper are with contaminated hands.
Good hand washing of the infant is important.

In brief: Yes

It can spread by touching the diaper are with contaminated hands.
Good hand washing of the infant is important.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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