What Does Oral Thrush Look like?


Oral thrush is easy to distinguish by white pus on the inside of the mouth. The pus can be on the cheeks and the roof of the mouth, but is usually the most noticeable on the tongue. It is important to note that oral thrush is painless, but it can continue to spread unless treated properly.
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Oral thrush looks like white patches in the mouth. They appear on the tongue, inside the cheeks, under the tongue, and in the back of the throat. It causes sore throat, inability to swallow, loss of appetite, nausea and chest pain as it progresses down the throat and into the oesophagus.
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