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Thrush is an infection with a fungus. It is also known as a yeast infection. The fungus, called Candida, occurs naturally in the body, particularly in warm, moist areas like the vagina, penis, groin and mouth.
Thrush in men
Normally there is a small amount of the fungus in the body which the immune system keeps under control However, some factors can cause the fungus to grow. Learn more about thrush in men here.
Vaginal thrush is a common yeast infection caused by the candida species of fungus. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments here.
Vaginal thrush treatments
Trusted information about vaginal thrush treatments, and alternative treatments if you are pregnant or breastfeeding can be found on this page.
Vaginal thrush diagnosis
Information about vaginal thrush diagnosis can be found on this page.
What causes vaginal thrush?
Information about the causes of vaginal thrush can be found on this page.
Vaginal thrush prevention
Information about vaginal thrush prevention can be found on this page.
Oral thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by a yeast fungus known as candida. Learn more about its treatments and how to prevent infection.
Most women are concerned by common problems such as vaginal discharge, dryness, irritation and thrush at some stage.
Nappy rash is a common skin condition that happens to babies under 2. They are usually easily treated and won't cause long term problems. Find out more here.