We recognize and treat thrush in the mouthnewborns

молочница у новорожденных

Yesterday your favorite baby was cheerful and lively, with
gladly sucked milk, played, smiled. And today he
naughty, refuses to take the breast or bottle, crying.
Look crumbs in her mouth. You saw a strange whitish patina on
language? This is a sign of a fairly common disease in
newborns – thrush. You shouldn’t be afraid of it,
своевременном лечение налет быстро проходит.

The content of the article

  • 1 What is thrush?
    • 1.1 Symptoms of infant thrush
    • 1.2 Causes
    • 1.3 What is the danger of the disease?
  • 2 How to treat thrush
    • 2.1 Prevention
    • 2.2 We treat thrush mouth by Komarovsky

On the white plaque in the language of the newborn, we wrote earlier (see
article), this is a normal natural phenomenon, but if in the mouth
there are white “plaques” similar to cottage cheese, you need time
отреагировать, и вот сейчас мы подробно покажем о
how to identify thrush and tell you how to treat it.

What is thrush?

Из ATикипедии: Кандидо́з (моло́чница) —
one type of fungal infection caused by
microscopic yeast-like fungi of the genus Candida (Candida

Symptoms of infant thrush

Основной симптом — у ребенка появляется белый налет во
mouth Появляются пятна или «бляшки» на слизистых оболочках
mouth: on tongue, palate, gums, inner side of cheeks, around which
a slight inflammation is often formed. When removing the raid under it
redness will appear (in contrast to the usual dairy raid on

A baby may be restless, moody, while feeding
throw the chest or even refuse the chest (bottle), because
sucking can hurt him. After some time, small
spots grow to form large bright films or
creative bloom.

Scrape the white bloom with a teaspoon. Managed to remove the curtain
pieces? In their place were red sore spots? Have your
child candidal stomatitis, or thrush.

Thrush is a fairly common disease that
caused by special fungi – Candida. These fungi are present in
each person without harming him. However, when weakening
immunity in the baby, non-compliance with the rules of hygiene mom fungi
begin to multiply rapidly. As already written, in the mouth
newborn, on the tongue, on the mucous, on the surface of the cheeks
a white bloom appears, like curdled milk (hence
name of the disease). But, unlike milk residues, its
It is difficult to remove with a tissue or cotton swab.

The main difference of thrush from traces of milk in the mouth of the infant is
milk residues themselves disappear some time after
feeding White spots of thrush more and more “crawl” along
oral cavity and the tongue of the crumbs, causing pain.

(See photo: this is how thrush looks in the mouth and in the tongue

Фото молочницы у новорожденных на языке
молочница на языке
Фото 2 молочницы на языке
молочница во рту

Withчины возникновения

  • Грибок Candida albicans есть у каждого человека, и у
    adult and newborn. In babies during teething
    зубов (кстати, вот еще основные проблемы, которые могут
    возникать при прорезывании зубов)
    , при простуде, дисбактериозе
    immunity weakens, there are conditions for active growth of the fungus
    (you may be interested to read about how to support
    immunity in children under one year old);
  • If the mother does not comply with the standards of hygiene (keeping clean
    mammary glands, boiling bottles and nipples, as well as toys
    child) creates the prerequisites for the development of the disease;
  • Candida fungi love sweet, so sweetened water or
    the mixture contributes to their rapid reproduction;
  • If the mother of the child is sick with thrush, the risk of infection is high and
  • Taking antibiotics can also trigger development.

When a disease occurs, find out the cause of the infection in order
so that after treatment the crumb does not re-become infected with thrush.

What is the danger of the disease

If you have thrush in the baby’s mouth, you get fat
rough bloom under which inflamed spots are found. With
severe blemishes can even bleed. Chances are good
penetration through them into the body of the infant more serious

With запущенной молочнице пятна налета образуют плотную пленку,
which delays the entire oral cavity and goes to the inner
the surface of the throat of the baby. The gums and lips are cracked,
begin to bleed. Sucking and swallowing movements
give the baby a lot of pain. The child is worried, screaming
refuses to take a breast or nipple, he may rise

(see how plaque can spread)

View photo

This is a strong thrush in the mouth of a newborn. ребенка

This is a strong thrush in the mouth of a newborn.

Как лечить молочницу

Finding chewy patches of plaque in the baby’s mouth, do not
panic. Thrush in newborns responds well to treatment.
The main thing is to regularly carry out the necessary procedures until complete

It is necessary to show a sick child to a child therapist. AT
depending on the degree of development of the disease, he will prescribe treatment. Usually
this is medicine for основе нистатина.

But it happens that visiting a doctor right away is not possible.
ATедь ребенок может заболеть под выходные дни, когда поликлиники не
work. It is permissible to begin treatment and alleviate the condition of the baby.
on their own.

Soda treatment

  1. For the treatment of the oral cavity of the baby, you will need soda
    solution. AT стакан с теплой кипяченой водой засыпьте 1 ч. л.
    baking soda, dissolve well.
  2. лечим молочницу во рту новорожденного

    Withготовьте салфетку из широкого бинта или марли, оберните ее
    around your finger, moisten in solution and gently wipe the inside
    the surface of the mouth and tongue of the newborn. Wipe or
    moisten, not trying to remove white bloom. ATедь под ним скрываются
    sore spots – plaques, sometimes even bleeding. Not worth it
    enable pathogens to get through them
    child’s body.
  3. Do these procedures 4 – 5 times a day every 2-3 hours
    within a few days. If the baby does not open his mouth,
    press the chin with your thumb and hold it until
    finish wetting.

Honey treatment

A more palatable procedure for babies is
lubrication of the oral cavity with honey solution (for 1 teaspoon of honey –
2 teaspoons of boiled water). Of course, if it is a sweet medicine
not contraindicated in the child and the child is not allergic to honey. Honey
has antimicrobial properties, it is quick and painless
removes harmful fungi. The processing frequency is the same as soda, –
up to five times a day.

Some tips:

After feeding, the pacifier, before giving it to the crumbs,
rinse in any of the above solutions.

It is advisable to boil all the toys that a child can pull
in your mouth. (Nipples and bottles need to boil constantly)

ATместе с малышом курс лечения необходимо пройти и маме. Before
rinse your breasts with each feeding and after
soda or honey solution.

With правильном уходе и своевременно начатом лечении через 3 – 4
day signs of thrush disappear. But the treatment prescribed
a doctor, you need to complete it so as not to provoke
the return of the disease.


The greatest risk of developing thrush in newborns remains
up to six months. ATедь организм ребенка активно растет и развивается, и
Immature immunity is still weakly resistant to disease. therefore
so important to follow some simple rules to avoid this
unpleasant disease.

  • Rinse the chest thoroughly before applying to it.
  • Having finished feeding the baby, let him drink warm boiled
    water. She will wash away the milk residues in the mouth. If baby
    срыгнул, предложите ему попить водички;
  • Observe personal hygiene, wash your hands often;
  • Try to prevent re-infection of the child.
    thrush. Boil bottles, nipples, pacifiers, toys,
    i.e. all the objects surrounding the crumb. If you sterilize
    impossible, treat items with soda.

We treat mouth thrush according to Komarovsky

As you can see, curing thrush is not so difficult. Although much
easier to prevent its development. Compliance with simple measures
prevention, careful observation of the child’s condition will help
avoid many problems, maintain and strengthen health

Thrush genitals in children

Although we are talking about thrush that develops in a child’s mouth,
need to know that there is another form of thrush in children
(found in girls) – vulvitis. Most often this disease
appears after swimming in polluted water. Withзнаком
disease is redness in the genital area of ​​the girl.
Be sure to show the child to the therapist or child
gynecologist, self-treatment in this case to engage
can not. The consequence of this dangerous disease can be
fusion of the labia. (we will write about this for you separately

  • гигиена новорожденных

    Читаем  статью о правильной интимной гигиене
    newborn girl
  • Do not forget about the boys – intimate hygiene of newborns
  • А вот тут о гигиене за новорожденными детками в целом
    (hygiene products, tips)

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