Thrush

Thrush 2017-11-23T14:53:18+00:00

Thrush is very common and at least three out of four women will experience thrush at some point in their lives.

Thrush is a yeast infection caused by an increase in the growth of candida albicans, a common fungus. Often it is triggered by taking antibiotics that kill the friendly bacteria which naturally suppress candida. It usually affects women but men can also be affected and it may be passed from one to another by sexual contact.

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