What is the prevalence of thrush?

Updated: Jan 17, 2019
  • Author: Mudra Kumar, MD, MRCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Answer

United States

As many as 37% of newborns may develop thrush during the first months of life.

International

Thrush is universal and is more common in poorly nourished populations.


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