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Oral candidiasis, also known as thrush, is a fungal infection of the mouth caused by the yeast Candida albicans. Symptoms of oral candidiasis include white patches on the tongue, inner cheeks, and roof of the mouth, redness and soreness in the mouth, and difficulty swallowing. Treatment for oral candidiasis typically involves antifungal medications, such as nystatin or fluconazole.
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