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Oral candidiasis, commonly known as oral thrush, is a fungal infection that occurs inside the mouth. It is not contagious and in most cases can be treated with a simple course of topical antifungal medication applied directly to the affected area in the mouth.
FDA approves first generic version of commonly prescribed asthma inhaler

FDA approves first generic version of commonly prescribed asthma inhaler

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

Antimicrobial protein reduces creamy white lesions linked to oral thrush in mouse models

Antimicrobial protein reduces creamy white lesions linked to oral thrush in mouse models

Single-dose of anibiotic gel could provide easy and safe treatment for common childhood illness

Single-dose of anibiotic gel could provide easy and safe treatment for common childhood illness

Scientists identify potential mechanism that paves way for improved treatment of fungal infections

Scientists identify potential mechanism that paves way for improved treatment of fungal infections

Pitt scientists find faster method to identify pathogens

Pitt scientists find faster method to identify pathogens

WPI-led study provides clues to new ways to treat difficult-to-cure fungal infections

WPI-led study provides clues to new ways to treat difficult-to-cure fungal infections

Enhancing body's gut defense system can reverse bloodstream infections

Enhancing body's gut defense system can reverse bloodstream infections

Research: Some immune cells convert into cells that trigger disease

Research: Some immune cells convert into cells that trigger disease

Unusual kind of immune cell in tongue appears to play pivotal role in prevention of thrush

Unusual kind of immune cell in tongue appears to play pivotal role in prevention of thrush

Scientists discover protein structure that helps common fungal pathogen to infect humans

Scientists discover protein structure that helps common fungal pathogen to infect humans

Study shows effect of oral fungal yeast in inhibiting thrush

Study shows effect of oral fungal yeast in inhibiting thrush

LSUHSC receives $2.76M grant to study how HIV affect oral bacterial communities

LSUHSC receives $2.76M grant to study how HIV affect oral bacterial communities

Research shows how mucosal surfaces in body respond to C. albicans to prevent damage

Research shows how mucosal surfaces in body respond to C. albicans to prevent damage

Breo Ellipta gets FDA approval for treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD

Breo Ellipta gets FDA approval for treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD

Oral Candida infection weakens tooth enamel

Oral Candida infection weakens tooth enamel

Gene therapy regimen can safely restore immune systems to children with Bubble Boy disease

Gene therapy regimen can safely restore immune systems to children with Bubble Boy disease

PolyMedix presents new pre-clinical data on antimicrobial compounds at two scientific meetings

PolyMedix presents new pre-clinical data on antimicrobial compounds at two scientific meetings

PolyMedix announces publication of defensin-mimetic compounds in Molecular Oral Microbiology

PolyMedix announces publication of defensin-mimetic compounds in Molecular Oral Microbiology

NIH awards Polymedix $986,000 to develop defensin mimetic antimicrobial compounds for oral candidiasis

NIH awards Polymedix $986,000 to develop defensin mimetic antimicrobial compounds for oral candidiasis