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How do I tell the difference between thrush and a symptom of measles
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Dr. Stephen Hefler
Pediatrics
In brief: No comparison
Thrush is a yeast infection in the baby's mouth and shows up as white, cheesy like material on the tongue, gums and sides of the mouth that doesn't scrape off like milk remnants.
Measles is a rash all over the body and koplik spots are red spot on the inside of the cheeks.

In brief: No comparison
Thrush is a yeast infection in the baby's mouth and shows up as white, cheesy like material on the tongue, gums and sides of the mouth that doesn't scrape off like milk remnants.
Measles is a rash all over the body and koplik spots are red spot on the inside of the cheeks.
Dr. Stephen Hefler
Dr. Stephen Hefler
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Dr. Lawrence Wasser
Pediatrics
In brief: Measles=very sick
Patients with measles are very ill, with fever, lethargy and a rash which starts behind the ears and progresses down the body.
There may be a few white dots inside the mouth. Thrush is a minor illness with white patches on the insides of the cheeks or on the tongue and lips, usually without fever or other signs of systemic illness.

In brief: Measles=very sick
Patients with measles are very ill, with fever, lethargy and a rash which starts behind the ears and progresses down the body.
There may be a few white dots inside the mouth. Thrush is a minor illness with white patches on the insides of the cheeks or on the tongue and lips, usually without fever or other signs of systemic illness.
Dr. Lawrence Wasser
Dr. Lawrence Wasser
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