What is infant thrush?

Answer Oral thrush is a common problem in infants. It is due to fungal infection causes by candida albicans. It causes white patches in the mouth which can interfere with feeding. There can be some bleedi... Read More »

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Has anyone had an infant with thrush just apparent on his tongue and was it difficult to get rid of?

Answer my son had it 2 months ago when he was 5months old and i just went to the chemist and braught over the counter DAKTARIN cleared it up straight away it was quarter or the teaspoon provided tw... Read More »

What age is an infant no longer an infant?

Upon reaching the age of one or beginning to walk, infants are referred to as "toddlers" (generally 12-36 months).

As an infant receives her first dose of oral polio vaccine the nurse explains to her parents that the vaccine is a preparation of weakened virus What type of immunity will the infant develop?

The infant will develop artificially acquired active immunity

Can polio immunisation in a prematurely born infant cause the infant to be unable to walk?