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Oral thrush - what are the symptoms?

(5 Posts)
Sal1105 Thu 21-Jun-07 15:04:44

Hello - my 6 week old ds has furry, white tongue - can this be oral thrush? What are the symptoms? Any advise appreciated. Ta x

wishingfourgotone Thu 21-Jun-07 15:08:24

symtoms are really red toungue inside of mouth and little white spots in mouth! go gp as they will give you drops and cream for you if you bfing

Sal1105 Thu 21-Jun-07 15:17:40

Thanks. I'm not breastfeeding so can he still have it? Do they get it on their own, if you see what I mean, or do they catch it from mother. I was breast feeding but stopped about 2 weeks ago. It's developed since he's been on foruma. x

wishingfourgotone Thu 21-Jun-07 15:20:27

he can get it on his own if youve started formula it could be the formula if you wipe it or give water does it go?

Sal1105 Thu 21-Jun-07 15:21:51

Oh, don't know. Will give that a go. Ta

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