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Moniliasis is a fungal infection caused by yeast and can affect the skin and mucous membranes including the mouth. When the yeast infection affects the mouth, it is also known as oral thrush. Yeast organisms are normally found in many parts of the body but they normally do not cause any symptoms. Certain antibiotics may cause a disturbance in their number leading to infections. Moniliasis of the skin causes red, itchy patches on the skin and this is usually visible in areas such as groin, folds of buttocks, breasts, toes, finger or navel. A vaginal infection may cause whitish, thick discharge and pain while intercourse. Oral thrush causes curd-like white patches inside the mouth, on the tongue and around the lips.
HOW IS MONILIASIS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Moniliasis is done through physical examination and evaluation of symptoms by a general physician. The doctor may ask about recently consumed food and medications. A tissue from the affected areas shows yeast when examined under a microscope. Other tests are done to rule out HIV infection and other chronic diseases causing Moniliasis.
HOW IS MONILIASIS TREATED?
The infection is not dangerous and can be easily cured with antifungal medications including oral medicines as well as topical creams and lotions to be used depending on the kind and location of yeast infection.
DID YOU KNOW?
Moniliasis is a common and contagious oral infections and patients should not share food and utensils with others and especially children.