Oral thrush (mouth thrush)Overview


Oral thrush is a fungal mouth infection that causes white spots or patches in your mouth.


Symptoms of oral thrush include white spots or patches on your tongue, cheeks, gums and throat.


Oral thrush is usually treated with an antifungal mouth gel. See a GP if your baby is under 4 months and has signs of oral thrush.

Page last reviewed: 04/07/2017
Next review due: 04/07/2020