Candidiasis

  • Infection of the oral cavity due to a fungus
  • Symptoms may include white patches in the mouth
  • Spread by direct contact with contaminated hands or objects such as poorly cleansed bottles or through oral secretions
  • Can also be spread from mother to infant from infected breasts or during childbirth
  • Affects males and females
  • Can occur at any age but more common in newborns and infants
  • May be mild to severe
  • Not life threatening

Rest your affected joints

FOR PAIN

Apply hot or cold packs to the area

Relaxation techniques

Distraction

Over-the-counter medicine (refer to manufacturer’s recommendations for dosage):

Acetaminophen

Ibuprofen

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