The symptoms of yeast infection
Kandidomikozy a yeast infection or thrush – a fungal disease in which the localization of the white coating covers the tongue on the cheeks and gums, he looks like a little cheesy lumps.
Most often thrush affects infants who are on artificial or mixed feeding or sucking on a pacifier.
When removing such plaque on the tongue is slight redness. Thrush may be accompanied by inflammation of the mouth. If this disease is not treated until the end, it will always come back, why the strong development of the fungus must adhere strictly to the prescriptions of the attending physician.
Yeast infection treatment
Usually in newborns thrush can be cured easily. The white plaque from the tongue of the baby should be removed with a clean cotton swab, and then treating the mouth with a solution of baking soda. For this a teaspoon of baking soda dissolved in 1 Cup of boiled water at room temperature and with cotton wool soaked in this solution, wipe the tongue, cheek, gums, and sky kid. In addition to soda, you can use a pale pink solution of manganese-sour potassium 0,25 – 1% solution of borax, 1-2% solution of tannin, 1% solution of hydrogen peroxide. This procedure should be repeated every 2-3 hours for several days. To handle the mouth of the baby should be very soft and gentle. Make sure that the child could not breathe or swallow the cotton.
Do not handle your mouth immediately after a feeding, it can cause vomiting.
If such treatment is ineffective, you should consult a doctor who will prescribe appropriate antifungal medication. Most often for the treatment of thrush infants prescribed fluconazole oral (Diflucan drugs, Diflucan and others). The medicine should be given with a teaspoon, at the same time lubricating the affected areas of the mucous membrane of the oral cavity. Also, the doctor may prescribe topical antifungal drugs in the form of ointments or gels (Miconazole or Nystatin). They need to be applied with the finger on the affected area in baby's mouth. Note that even after the disappearance of clinical manifestations of candidiasis, treatment should continue in accordance with the requirements of the doctor as the lack of RAID does not guarantee the complete elimination of the pathogen.
If the child is breastfed, be treated from yeast infection should the mother, even if she has no overt manifestation of disease. At the time of treatment after each feeding, you should wash the Breasts with water. Before and after each feeding you need to treat your nipples with a solution of soda.