Thrush Symptoms

Alternate Name: Candidiasis symptoms

Our health depends on a delicate balance between two major groups of organisms, bifidobacteria and bacteroides. The friendly bacteria help maintain an acid pH in the large intestine, preventing the proliferation of invading pathogens and protecting the walls of the intestinal mucosa. Apparently, when certain circumstances the stability of the intestinal flora can be altered severely by facilitating the proliferation of opportunistic organisms some of which are pathogenic and cause serious damage, while others reduce the functional efficiency of the gastrointestinal tract.

Symptoms of thrush are many and can be varied. It is very important to know why thrush can cause these symptoms to better understand this imbalance. Many people with thrush are treated as hypochondriacal patients, depressed and / or anxious.

The yeast to be an immune problem is not contained in a single form, i-e, there are several symptoms of thrush, which vary according to location of the infection. Anyway, meaning that there is a general representation in all types that is itching.

The symptoms of thrush are generally characterized by skin lesions (redness or swelling of skin) accompanied by itching and rash.

Anyway this feeling and the symptoms of thrush vary depending on the person, the place where they develop (vagina, mouth, esophagus), and the level of severity that can range from a simple sore to a severe disorder.

Among the main thrush symptoms of which are known as behavioral, are:

  • chronic fatigue especially after eating
  • depression
  • sugar cravings
  • extreme mood swings
  • feelings of anger (And aggression).

On the side of thrush symptoms of organic type, are:

  • excessive mucus in the throat
  • nose and lungs
  • fungal infections of the skin vaginal infections / oral
  • diarrhea
  • itching
  • loss of short-term memory
  • Bloating and gas after eating.

When this takes place in the mouth, symptoms of thrush fungal canker general include:

  • Burning sensation in the mouth or throat, altered taste (especially with spicy foods or sweets) and difficulty swallowing.

The symptoms of oral thrush manifest as spots or patches of white or pinkish-red on the tongue, gums, on the side walls or roof of the mouth and the posterior wall of the throat.

As regards the problem vaginal area, the symptoms of thrush are usually the appearance of a thick, white discharge. It can also cause itching and burning in or around the vagina, and redness and tenderness of the labia of the vagina.

When talking thrush, esophageal thrush symptoms, they appear in the throat depth and not always visible to the naked eye when looking inside the mouth, can cause chest pain and also pain and difficulty swallowing. Esophageal thrush is much more common in HIV positive people with weakened immune systems